Saturday 21 April
On Saturday 21 & Sunday 22 April 2018 the Strong Viking Obstacle Run is back in Belgium! Are you ready for the Mud Edition in Puyenbroeck, near Ghent?
After 1000 years the Vikings are back in Belgium! This edition takes place in the terrain of the Provinciaal Domein in Puyenbroeck, near the city of Ghent. At this very location, where the Vikings fought with King Boudewijn I of Flanders, you will have to conquer a track of 7+, 13+ or 19+km filled with mud & Viking-themed obstacles! Are you and your friends not afraid to get a little dirty?
Are you looking for a place to spend the night or are you coming from far? Domein Puyenbroeck offers a special Strong Viking Camping, only 200m from te start/finish area. Check prices and availabilities via this LINK!
What you get
- 7, 13 or 19km original Strong Viking Obstacle Run track
- An original finisher T-shirt at the end of the run
- Refreshments on the track
- Personal photos/videos of you during the run
- A personal photo at the finish
- The choice of a free beer or water at the finish
- Storm the Castle
- Brother Hill
- Mud Trenches
- Mud Mile
- Mud Crawl
- Mud Hurdles
Each start wave is named after a Viking god/goddess or king and has a different start time. This is to let you know at what time you must begin. Start waves also have varying distances between 42, 19, 13 or 7km.
For the Family Editions startwaves are designated by color according to their start time and vary in distance between 3 and 5km
The minimum participation age varies according to the distances:
4km - Family Run: min. age 5 years old (or becomes 5 in that calender year)
4km - Beginning: min. 14 years old (or becomes 14 in that calender year)
7km: min. age 14 years old (or becomes 14 in that calender year)
13km: min. age 14 years old (or becomes 14 in that calender year)
19km and OCR Series: min. age 16 years old (or becomes 16 in that calender year)
42km Iron Viking: min. age 18 years old
60km Ultra Viking: min. age 18 years old
Yes! During the run there are a number of refreshments posts with water and Herbalife Nutrition drinks and power bars. Click here to see the products/ingredients. In addition, there is also a Red Bull Energypoint where you can enjoy Red Bull mixed with water to provide you with extra energy to complete the course.
For Iron Vikings there is the possibility to leave your own extra nutrition at a designated spot on the track.
After the event it is possible to wash off/shower in separate shower areas for men and women (except Family Edition). However, there are no closed shower cabins.
The run is seperated into startwaves/groups and the first startwave begins at 9:40 am or 10am at the latest. While subscribing you can choose your own startwave/start time. The area (parking, facilities etc.) is open from 8:30am.