Sunday 03 September
On the 2nd & 3rd of September 2017 Strong Viking is organising its newest Edition in Belgium: Water Edition at Puyenbroeck, near Gent.
After more than 1000 years the Vikings are back in Belgium! Your goal is to conquer a 7-, 13-, or 19 km course full og mud & water and challenging Viking-themed obstacles. Are you Strong Enough for the Strong Viking Water Edition in Gent?
Coming from far? Domein Puyenbroeck also offers a special Strong Viking camping 200m from the start/finish area, check availabilities HERE!
What You Get
- 7, 13 or 19km original Strong Viking Obstacle Run track
- Participation in the Strong Viking Obstacle Run
- 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 beer or water at the finish
- Storm the Castle
- Water Hill
- Fjord Drop
- Water Hurdles
- Varjagen Saga
At certain locations, we collaborate with/recommend local hotels/camping grounds to offer you accomodation.
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
No, every obstacle has a ‘walk by’. You define your own limits/capabilities. “Strong Viking is not a Race, it’s a challenge!”
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.
Yes, every participant receives a number on a wristband with which he/she can drop-off their bag in a guarded baggage room.*
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.
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.
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