Saturday 30 March
The toughest marathon in the World is back in Nijmegen: The Iron Viking, with 42km and 100+ obstacles! Do you dare?
Are you ready for THE ultimate obstacle run challenge of 2019? Due to the big success of the Iron Viking in Amsterdam, the obstacle run marathon is also hosted in Nijmegen on the 30th of March 2019. 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 30th 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. Results will be published online in the week after the event.
- Fastlane at all obstacles
- Time registration per round and at certain obstacle checkpoints
- Finish time registration
Weg door de Berendonck 1, Wijchen
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
Of course, you are very welcome to come and encourage the participants! Entrance to the area is free and open from 8:30am.
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.