Viking Obstacle Race /Northeast Ultra Cup Series Finale

27 July 2024
Greenville, usa
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1 day
300 Runners
Alternate Distances: 
10 KM
Difficulty:    Beginner
ENTRY FEE:    50 usd

Saturday July 27th-

 

Approximately 6-mile loop with 40 Obstacles. 

 

Check in Times:

 745am Check in Ultra heats. 

 915 am Check in Open Waves

    1pm  Check in Team Heat

 

Start Times:

9am Ultra Heat / 1st Lap MOC prize heat (ultra runners may do the MOC format for lap 1 and be eligible for prizes or follow general Ultra Viking penalty rules noted below) ***THIS HEAT WILL SERVE AS THE FINALE TO THE NORTHEAST ULTRA CUP SERIES 

**All Ultra Runners must be off course by 5pm or that last lap will NOT count. 

10am 10K Open Heat 1

10:15am Break Thru Boxing & Fitness Heat

2pm Team Heat 

 

 Pricing: Price points will jump automatically so pay attention to the listed price jump on your heat selection

 

All runners will receive a finisher 2024 Medal Holder for the Ultra Viking or Open Heats.

Team Heat will have a special 3-piece award. Ultras completing at least 42K (approx. 26.2 miles or more) will receive a special award. 

Ultra Heats will NOT have mandatory completion requirements but be responsible for doing penalties as outlined below with wristbands.

 

Ultra Runners will be given approximately 5 wristbands per lap. if you fail an obstacle on course (unlimited attempts) you will relinquish 1 band and move on. At the end of each lap, you will perform assigned penalties based on how many bands you have lost on that lap. Lap times will not be counted until all penalties are completed.

 

Prize Divisions: 

Ultra Overall Top 3, 18-24, & Masters 40+ Top 3 Male / Female /

Open-

Age Group 1st Place: 14-17, 25-29,30-34,35-39,50-59,60+

*Age group must have at least 3 entrants to be awarded

 

Open Heats: Obstacles will have a listed penalty for failure. You may re attempt the obstacle before performing penalty. 

 

Team Challenge Heat: Teams of 3 with at least 1 Male & Female member 

-Teams Must Start and Finish Together

-Teams Must Create and Bring a Team Flag That can’t touch the ground.

-Assistance can be given on all obstacles except hanging obstacles where no support is allowed.

-Special 3-piece team heat only award for finishers. Winning Team will receive a special Award.

 

NORTHEAST ULTRA CUP 2024

We will be adding some new events to the qualifying list & New brands to up your mileage totals all conveniently here in the Northeast culminating with the mandatory 2024 8 Hour Ultra Viking at Sunny Hill Resort (July 27th)

-This year we will have a buy in for all Series entrants that earns you a special commemorative t shirt at just $20 and the balance will go into a prize pool for your respective age groups awards. The more entrants the bigger the pot.

-After each event we will have a post on the Viking FB page where all of our entrants will post their mileage for that weekends qualifying event and we will update the leaderboards.

-3 Divisions 30 & Under / 31-39 / 40+ Masters

-Top 3 Male / Female in each division will be recognized with prizes and the Division winners will receive the CUP.

A full list of events included in the series will be out in the next few weeks to help plan your 2024 season!

 

Included dates as of 9/26/23. No events are mandatory, except the Finale July 27th. Most accumulated mileage will take top 3 awards for the 3 listed divisions.

-April 13 (3 Hour or 6 Hour Multilap 5k loop mileage) Obstacle Wonderland  

-April 27-28 (50k or 21k + 10k -5k mileage distances) Spartan NJ Trifecta / Ultra weekend

May 18-19 (12 Hour Multilap mileage + 16k if 12 hour completed as well) Tough Mudder Toughest overnight weekend.

July 27 (8 Hour Multilap mileage approx. 6-10k loops / Mandatory Series Finale) 

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Volunteering: Half day shifts allow same day racing plus event tee will be made available.

 

**If you have a charity or organization that would like raise money via registrations in exchange for all day volunteer services by members of your group please send a message to us via the tab at the top of the page.

 

Onsite vendors:  Vendors again will not have a fee to setup a pop tent. A donation request of items from each vendor will be required that will aid in the pre-race and race day prize offerings to our entrants in exchange for the free vendor spot on race day. Send a message to us via the tab above for more information on our vendor options.

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