Sep 8, 2024
Water, Forest, Hills

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Toughest Family is a fun and challenging obstacle course race for kids and adults alike. Get the same experience as our main race, but in a shorter format. Try a selection of our obstacles with your friends or bring your kids and share the fun! The legendary Holmenkollen ski slope will be waiting for you in the end. Are you up for the challenge!?
Current price 299 NOK Next price adjustment: JAN 1, 2024


Registration fees are adjusted throughout the registration period. The earlier you sign up, the more you save. Registration closes about one week before the event.

Sep 1, 2023 299 NOK
Jan 1, 2024 349 NOK
May 1, 2024 399 NOK
Sep 8, 2024 Race day

What’s included

When you run our family races, you’ll always get the following

  1. Ticket
  2. Race bib
  3. Medal
  4. Finisher photo
  5. Free bag drop
  6. Quality time with your family

The Family Course

Our obstacles at Toughest Family are adapted to make sure that children can complete them safely. The adjustments are made in height, length & difficulty.

(Map coming soon)

Good to know

About Toughest Family

Concept in brief
What does the race involve?

The race is about 2 km and includes about 20 obstacles. Our standard obstacles are arranged to be fun and challenging for children and adults.

Who can run Toughest Family?

Toughest Family is a great activity where children and adults can run and challenge themselves together. Minimum age is 5 years (based on birth year). All children must be accompanied by at least one adult (18+ years). Note that adults take full responsibility for the underage participants in their group. Although all underage participants must have necessary permission from their parents/legal guardians, it is not required for the parents to run as long as their child is accompanied by another adult.

With that said, children are not mandatory for running our Family races. Many adults choose this format as a lighter and less challenging alternative to our main race.

Do I need to know how to swim?

No, swimming is not a requirement. Although water obstacles exist, these are optional.

Is it safe?

We always put safety first and the injury rate at our events is relatively low. Medical staff is present at the event area, on the course and by our water obstacles. It is important that all adults assess each obstacle and help children in their group to complete the obstacles safely.

Are there any physical requirements?

No, our courses are designed so that anyone, regardless of their physical level, can complete them on their own terms. Complete the obstacle by yourself or do it together with your team mates, it is all up to you. Many of our obstacles have alternative lanes where you can choose the difficulty level.

Do I need to complete all obstacles?

No. All obstacles are optional and you decide if you wish to make an attempt or not. If you don’t make it, go back and try again or simply continue to the next obstacle.

Read more about the Family concept via the link below.

Family Concept


Practical information
What is done to limit infection spread?

Ensuring that our events can be arranged in a safe and responsible manner is a top priority for us. If needed, we will make adjustments to the event area, create smaller starting groups and extend the time between each start. We are in close communication with authorities to ensure that the event complies with current regulations. Participants should keep up to date and respect current recommendations from local authorities.

Where can I find my starting number?

Your starting number will be notified via E-mail about 4-5 days prior to the event and will be published on this page.

When will I start?

Your starting group and starting time will be notified simultaneously as your starting number (see above).

Where can I collect my starting envelope?

Your starting envelope is available for pick up at the event area from 10:30. Please collect your starting envelope at least 30-60 minutes before your starting time.

Important: Remember to bring your registration ID, starting number and a valid identification card.

When will the event start?

The event starts around 11:00.

Water stations

Keeping hydrated is important when participating in a race. Throughout the course, you will find water stations where you can rehydrate. Water will also be available at the finish line.

Where can I find my finisher photo?

Finisher photos can be taken at the dedicated area at the finish zone. The pictures will be published on our Facebook page the week after the event.

Visit our FAQ section for more info.

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Getting there

Bicycle racks and/or bicycle parking will be available close to the event area.


If you choose to go by car, set your GPS to “Holmenkollen”. There are parking spots at the event area. However, we recommend you to use other transportation if possible.

Public transport

Take the metro train no. 1 towards “Frognerseteren”. Hop off at “Holmenkollen” station. It will take you about 10 minutes to walk from the station to the event area.

GPS Coordinates

59.9631688, 10.6706757

Eat & Drink

Food court

Food and drink is available for purchase at our open food court. At every event, we do our best to offer a range of food trucks to facilitate all tastes.


At your service
Wardrobe / Bag drop

Our participants may use the dedicated bag drop at the event area. Your wardrobe slip is included in your starting envelope (do not lose it!). Although the wardrobe is monitored by our crew, we do not take responsibility for theft and loss of valuables.


Toilets will be available at the event area.

Our concept

During the race, you will encounter a wide range of different obstacles of varying size and difficulty level. Run, walk, jump, crawl or climb. The choice is all up to you. Our courses are designed so that everyone can complete them on their own terms.

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Become a part of the Toughest Crew! Volunteers are our most vital team members during the event. Take the opportunity to contribute to the leading obstacle course race in the Nordics. In return, you will get a free ticket to one of our events.

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