Sunday 19 September
Back in Belgium: Family Obstacle Run! Gather your family and conquer this unique 4km challenge together! Including lots of mud, obstacles & FUN!
Are you and your family looking for the ultimate family challenge in 2021? Or are you looking for a fun and sporty activity to do with your friends? Then sign up for the 4km Strong Viking Family Run in Ghent - THE obstacle run for Friends and Family! The Strong Viking Family Run in Ghent is a guaranteed great experience full of obstacles, mud and FUN!
The Family Obstacle Run track is open to kids from 5 years old. Are you older than 14 years and want to take part in the 7km distance? Have a look on the Strong Viking Mud Edition in Ghent, that is held in the same weekend as the Family Edition. Curious what you can expect? Check out last years aftermovie and inspire your friends to take the challenge!
What you get
- 4km original Strong Viking Obstacle Run track
- An original finisher T-shirt at the end of the run (á €12,50)
- Refreshments on the track
- Personal photos & videos of you during the run
- A personal photo at the finish
- A drink at the finish
- Medal for the kids (5 - 13 yr)
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. 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.
Yes, there are separate changing rooms for men and women at the event.