Saturday 21 April
NEW: the Iron Viking in April! The toughest marathon in the World comes to the Mud Edition in Belgium: the Iron Viking Gent with 42km and 100+ obstacles. Do you dare?
New in Belgium: now you can also run the Iron Viking during the Mud Edition in Gent! Due to opular demand it is now possible to participate in the ultimate obstacle run challenge during the Mud Edition. Get ready for 42km and 100+ obstacles and kilometers of mud. If you finish within the 7.5 hrs time limit you earn the most-wanted medal/beer opener in Belgium, the Iron Viking medal! Do you and your friends dare to take on this legendary challenge? Then sign in for the Iron Viking on April 21st 2018! Be advised, only 400 spots available.
The maximum running time for the Iron Viking Gent is 7.5hrs!
What you get
- 42km obstacle run track
- Original Iron Viking finisher shirt
- Refreshments during the Iron Viking
- Free photos and videos after the Strong Viking Obstacle Run
- Free finish photo
- Beer or water at the finish
- Iron Viking medal*
*Medals are only awarded if you finish within the 7.5hrs time limit.
- Fastlane at all obstacles
- Time registration per round and certain obstacle points
- Finish time registration
Frequently Asked Questions
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. 12 years old (or becomes 12 in this calender year)
7km: min. age 13 years old (or becomes 13 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.
Yes, every participant receives a number on a wristband with which he/she can drop-off their bag in a guarded baggage room.* There are no lockers on site! Make sure you bring a bag for your belongings, at the checkroom they only accept bags and no loose items!
Be advised, only 1 bag allowed per participant!
*Leaving your bag is always at your own risk.