2018 Viking National Championship2017-07-26T18:53:20+00:00

Saturday Feb. 17 2018

Viking Dash National Championship

 5696 South County Road 475 E Muncie, IN 47302

Are You the Best of the Best?

  • Qualifiers only event
  • Overall winners get a replica Viking weapon
  • Golden Ulfberht Sword finisher medal (Only available at championship race!)
  • Hog Roast from Grand Grilling to Go
  • Beer at the finish line
  • Long sleeve shirt for all finishers.
  • Awesome trails.
  • 13.1 / 5k /  15k course options.
  • Non qualifiers can still race the following day!

In the event that the weather is super ugly, and by that, we mean trails and parking lot are impossible to clear with deep snow, we will reschedule Viking for the next weekend!

See ‘Win A Viking River Cruise’ below for more information


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3pm – 7pm:
Packet Pickup / Registration on race site 

8am – 10am: Packet Pickup / Registration on race site
10:30am: Prerace Meeting
11am: Race Starts

Qualification races: All Viking Dash Races from Chicago Dec. 9, 2016 to Jan. 27, 2018

      Invitation only slots for the National Viking Dash Trail Run Championships to be held in Muncie, In. Saturday, Feb 17, 2018 starting at 11am: 3 distances: 5k/15k/Half Marathon will be awarded Overall National Championships and Age Group National Awards

Who: Top 3 Overall M/F earn a spot and top 3 age groupers qualify. We apply the roll-down to the next 3 age groupers via email 3-weeks after notification.

Where: Muncie, In.

When: Saturday, Feb 17, 2018

What distance will be awarded National Championships: 5k, 15k, Half Marathon

Ages: 5k is 6+. 15k and Half are 9+

Age groups recognized:

5k=6-8, 9-12, 13-15, 16-19, 20-24 to 80-84(+) if needed

15k/Half=9-12, 13-15, 16-19, 20-24 to 80-84(+) if needed

Only the 1st 1,000 registered are accepted.

Saturday qualifiers get a 25% discount for the Sunday Club and Citizen races.

Grand Prize- Viking River Cruise 

The following rules apply for all athletes:

  • Must meet travel and other requirements
  • Must be present to win
  • Airfare will not be included
  • Only good for certain cruise options and dates
  • Any and all income tax implication are the responsibility of the winners
  • No AMS staff or affiliates may win
  • 2 trips will be awarded-one for the male champion and one for the female champion of the Viking Dash: National Championship HALF MARATHON on 2.17.18.

Saturday Viking Cruise Raffle

2 trips will be awarded in a random drawing during the half ceremony after the race
and the following rules apply to all athletes:

  • Must be present to win.
  • The cruises that will be awarded will be for specific dates in 2018 or 2019.
  • There is no cash value and they can not be transferred.

Downtown Muncie

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Prairie Creek Reservoir

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Viking Dash medal hanger!

Our Sponsors

Altra Running

Grand Grilling To-Go

Black Rifle Coffee Company


American Trail Running Association

New Corner Brewing

Road Runner Sports

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