HYROX is the fitness race for Every Body. If you are over 16 years old and want to take on the challenge, you are more than welcome at HYROX.  With Pro, Open, Doubles and Relay Divisions, there is a race for every one. There are no maximum time caps or qualifications necessary. Did you know that our oldest competitor is 73 years old and still going strong.

HYROX is growing rapidly around the world and new countries and cities are constantly being added to the calendar. HYROX is normally organized in large indoor expo venues to make sure we can host as many athletes as possible. With over 12.000m2 of fitness, HYROX would cover 3 football pitches! In the Netherlands, we are currently in Amsterdam and Maastricht (with a third location coming soon!).

In order to qualify for the HYROX World Championships, you need to participate in any of our 45 races.  Depending on your division and age group, a certain number of Qualifying slots are awarded at each race.  If you are one of those great performers, you will receive an invitation and have up to 48 hours to claim your spot, otherwise it will be allocated to the next competitor. Please note that there are no qualification spots for the HYROX Relay.

There are eleven age groups within the individual divisions, five age groups within the doubles division and 2 for the Relay.  The age groups are broken down as follows:

Individual Competition

  1. 16-24
  2. 25-29
  3. 30-34
  4. 35-39
  5. 40-44
  6. 45-49
  7. 50-55
  8. 55-59
  9. 60-64
  10. 65-69 (This is the Oldest Age Group for the Pro’s)
  11. 70+

Doubles Competition

  1. 16-29
  2. 30-39
  3. 40-49
  4. 50-59
  5. 60-70+


  1. 16-39
  2. 40+

Your start time will be emailed to you 3 days prior to the event so make sure you keep an eye out. The division waves times will be communicated at 2 weeks before the event.

You will also receive the Athlete Guide with all the official and practical information needed. Each division has their own start time slots. The time slots for the divisions will be communicated earlier so you have an indication of your start time. It is recommended that you arrive 90 minutes before your start time in order to allow enough time to register and warm up.

HYROX is an official sport with global rankings and results. Please click on the links below to view the competition rulebooks for the different divisions.

  • HYROX Individual Rulebook
  • HYROX Doubles Rulebook
  • HYROX Relay Rulebook

As HYROX is a race for Every Body, we have tried to make the exercises as
accessible as possible, so although there are basic movement standards, it
should be easily executed.

This will depend on your fitness level. The average HYROX finisher time last season was 1H:32M.  But the race has no time cap, there were finishers taking 3 hours whilst Hunter Mcintyre and Lauren Weeks hold the HYROX World Record in 55 and 63 minutes respectively.

The train section of the website provides you with all the necessary information. Whether you want to train at home, at a local HYROX partner gym or through a digital fitness app, there are several ways to get HYROX ready.  Interestingly, we are working with the University of Hamburg and are evaluating the strength vs endurance ratio of training and competing.  Results so far show it is perfectly balanced.

The athlete has the option up to a deadline of two (2) week before the event (“Cut-off Date”), the participation, the event location within NL in the season, the registered competition type – singles/doubles/relay – or the division (HYROX Women – HYROX Pro Women / HYROX Men – HYROX Pro Men or HYROX Doubles: Men/Women/Mixed) in the account on hyroxnetherlands.com/en against payment of a processing fee of €15,- per processing operation and any other costs as follows:

Single registration: other participants; other venue; other single division; other single division and substitute participants (2 processing operations); other type of competition (plus the difference between the entry fee for singles and doubles (registration for doubles is only possible via Customer Service nederland@hyrox.com).

Doubles registration: other participants; other venue; other type of competition (other double); a change to the single division can only be made via Customer Service nederland@hyrox.com (reimbursement of the excess amount between double and single entry fee is not possible).

Relay registration: other participants; different venue, different division (it is not possible to re-register for a different type of competition, e.g. dividing the relay into 2 doubles or 4 singles)

(2)  All processing fees and any other costs that may arise include the statutory sales tax and service fee.

(3) If the registration for the event takes place via the season pass, with a starting place voucher or a voucher received as part of a competition, the transfer of participation to another person is excluded. The regulations listed under paragraph (1) apply to changes to the division or the event location. The processing fee is to be paid extra.

Send an email to nederland@hyrox.com with your request for all Dutch events.

Read more in the terms and conditions.

Spectators are absolutely welcome and nothing greater than racing in front of your friends and family.   Spectator tickets can be purchased online.

Our HYROX Customer Service team is always there to help and answer any questions you might have. Please fill in the contact form and allow up to 2 business days for a response.

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