NEW DATE: This year the Water Edition Wijchen will take place after the summer, on 04/05 September 2021! This, so we can welcome everyone to our events and there will be less risks/measures in place concerning the Corona-virus! Get ready for the BEST OBSTACLE RUN in the Netherlands! Will you be there?
On Saturday the 04th and Sunday the 05th of September the Strong Viking Water Edition is back at the Berendonck where it all began 9 years ago! Get ready for a 4km, 7km, 13km or 19km obstacle run track with the most challenging obstacles and much more! The Strong Viking Water Edition is chosen, for 5 years in a row, as best obstacle run in the Netherlands with obstacles like the Water Hill, Water Road, Flying Ragnar, Storm the Castle and last but not least: de 12 meter high Fjord Drop!
Gather your friends and sign up together for the best obstacle run this summer!
What you get
- 4, 7, 13 or 19km original Strong Viking Obstacle Run track
- An original finisher T-shirt at the end of the run (worth €12,50)
- Refreshments on the track
- Personal photos/videos of you during the run
- A personal photo at the finish
- The choice of a free beer or water at the finish
- Fjord Drop
- Water Hurdles
- The Iceman
- Flying Ragnar
- Many more...
Weg door de Berendonck 1, Wijchen
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. 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.