Saturday September 19, 2015
4th Annual

The Viking Challenge 5K and The Viking Crusade 10K extreme wilderness mud runs are located in the beautiful hills of Otter Tail County, MN. Located just 12 miles north of Fergus Falls, the Challenge and Crusade is an annual event created on over 400 acres of wooded areas with rolling meadows, meandering trails, lakes and lots of MUD!  The only permanent natural obstacle mud run in Minnesota.  It's extreme, its beautiful, it will challenge your body, your mind, and your ability.  

Spectators are FREE, Parking is FREE, Camping is FREE. Come watch the event, register for the event, join the mud volleyball, camp, tent, eat, and enjoy one of the Fergus Falls Race Series events.  Register early and receive a discounted ($20 off) rate until September 1st.

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Participants Register Here

Participants Registration

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Spectators are FREE! Register Here.

Register HERE

Parking is FREE!

Camping onsite is FREE!

We have onsite camping. Free will donation for camping this year. Campers, tents, motorhomes are welcome.  We have outdoor bathrooms, warm shower rooms and plenty of space.

Mud Volleyball

Pickup or tournament volleyball.  Volleyball will begin around 9:00 am.  Tournament play TBA.

Swamp soccer

The Viking Challenge is a part of the NEW Fergus Falls Area Race Series! By registering for the any of the races, you are automatically entered in the race series at no additional charge!  For more information, please visit

Fergus Falls Races

2014 Race results

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2012 Race Results