The Campus Obstacle Run, organized by survival run association D.S.S.V. Tartaros, takes place in 2 months, a good time to put some nice facts together!

  • Did you know that 1,290 meters of rope were used last year
  • 58 meters of beams have been used
  • 1,792 meters of rope have been ordered, it is cheaper in large trusses than per meter
  • Of the 1,792 meters, there are 902 meters of 12 mm thick strings, these are mainly extra safety strings
  • This year 30 meters of beams will be purchased
  • This year 9 extra obstacles will be realized
  • Despite the fact that only 56 meters of extra rope have to be bought
  • 2 large scaffolding constructions must be rented
  • 7 obstacles have to do with water
  • The costs this year are €0.00 higher for students
  • The committee from D.S.S.V. Tartaros is called ObstruCie
  • This committee consists of 6 people, 3 of whom were also involved in the Obstacle Run last year
  • 21 volunteers is the minimum number needed to guide all participants safely through the obstacles
  • 11 traffic controllers are needed
  • Ideally, around 60 volunteers are needed to make the event a success
  • The fastest time last year was 35:18
  • Including obstacles, this is on average 10.7 km/h
  • The best athletes, including obstacles, run below 9 km/h during a survival run
  • A survival run of 8 km has on average 30-40 obstacles
  • There are 3 competition categories for survival run, KSA (Short Survival Run Distance), MSA (Middle) and LSA (Long)
  • A KSA competition is on average 8 km long, MSA 12 km and LSA 19 km
  • The average speed of a top LSA athlete is just over 8 km/h
  • There will be 34 survival run races next year
  • Even survival runs are organized in Belgium and Sweden