The edition where is all began in 2013 is back! The Strong Viking Water Edition takes place on Saturday 15th & Sunday 16th of June 2023 at the Berendonck in Nijmegen!
On Saturday the 15th and Sunday the 16th of June the Strong Viking Water Edition is back at the Berendonck where it all began 6 years ago! Get ready for a 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 Flying Ragnar, Storm the Castle and last but not least: de 14 meter high Fjord Drop!
Gather your friends and sign up together for the best obstacle run of the summer!
What is included?
- 7, 13 or 19 km original Strong Viking Obstacle Run Nijmegen track
- Original Strong Viking finisher shirt
- Refreshments during the obstacle run tijdens de obstacle run
- Free photos and videos after the Strong Viking Obstacle Run
- Free finish foto
- Beer or water at the finish line
- Fjord Drop
- Walhalla Steps
- Flying Ragnar
- Storm the Castle
Weg door de Berendonck 1, Wijchen
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.
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
Of course, you are very welcome to come and encourage the participants! Entrance to the area is free and open from 8:30am.
Yes, there are separate changing rooms for men and women at the event.
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.