Saturday 07 April
The toughest marathon in the World comes to Nijmegen: The Iron Viking, with 42km and 100+ obstacles! Do you dare?
Are you ready for THE ultimate obstacle run challenge of 2018? Following the success of the Iron Viking in Amsterdam, the obstacle run marathon will also be hosted in Nijmegen on the 7th of April 2018. The Iron Viking is the toughest marathon in the World with 42km, 100+ obstacles and kilometers of muddy track. The Iron Viking takes place during the Mud Edition with alternative distances of 7km, 13km and 19km! Do you think you can conquer this legendary challenge? Then sign up now for the Iron Viking on March 24th in Nijmegen and earn you Iron Viking medal/beer opener -The proudest way to open beer with your friends!
Be advised: the maximum running time of the Iron Viking is 7.5hrs!
What you get
- 42km original Strong Viking Obstacle Run Nijmegen track
- Original Iron Viking finisher shirt
- Refreshments during the Iron Viking
- Free photos and videos after the run
- Free finish photo
- Beer of water at the finish
- Iron Viking medal*
*Medals are only awarded if you finish the full Iron Viking (42km) with the 7.5hrs time limit.
- Fastlane at all obstacles
- Time registration per round and at certain obstacle points
- Finish time registration
Frequently Asked Questions
Weg door de Berendonck 1, Wijchen
The minimum participation age varies according to the distances:
3km: min. age 5 years old (or becomes 5 in that calender year)
5km: min. age 10 years old (or becomes 10 in that calender year)
7 and 13 km: min. age 14 years old (or becomes 14 in that calender year)
19 km and OCR Series: min. age 16 years old (or becomes 16 in that calender year)
Iron Viking (42km): min. age 18 years old
Ultra Viking (60km): 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.*
Be advised, only 1 bag allowed per participant!
*Leaving your bag is always at your own risk.