Frequently asked questions 

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The 100 km Dodentocht always takes place on the second Friday of August. This year, this will be Friday august 12th, 2022. 

XX, XX you can pick-up your participation envelope at the sports centre of de Onze-Lieve-Vrouwe-Presentatie (Temsesteenweg 10 in Bornem). You can also pick up your participation envelope in the tent on the Kardinaal Cardijnplein in Bornem between 13:00 and 20:30 on Friday august 12th, 2022. 

You will receive a message with your participant’s number after completing your registration. This participant’s number can also be found on your envelope and badge. A participant’s number consists of 1 to 5 digits. This allows your family and friends to easily find you on our tracking page during the Dodentocht. 

A good mood, but also proper hiking shoes and socks, rainwear, sunscreen, a cap, dry clothing, toilet paper, your personal medication, and potentially snacks. A flashlight and reflectors are required at night. 

Contact the organiser or the Red Cross in case of an accident. Ask for an accident report, and make sure that your name, full address, and a description of the accident are recorded on the forms. 

Each participant is insured against civil liability for accidents and damage caused to third parties. Illnesses or injuries caused by hiking are NOT insured. Ambulance transport will always be at the expense of the participant. 

Did you know ...

That this is already the 53nd edition of the 100 km Dodentocht? 

For safety reasons and the well-being of the animal, dogs (or other pets) are not allowed. 

The checkpoints with first aid stations have been marked with a red cross (the logo of the Red Cross) on the route map. 

When you arrive, you will be scanned, receive a medal and a certificate, a small gift, and well-deserved congratulations. 

No refunds will be granted if you are unable to start. 

The Bornem train station is a stone’s throw from the church square (where you must pick up your checkpoint badge). The Accessibility page contains more information on how you can easily reach Bornem. 

The starting zone opens at 18:00. The actual start is scheduled for 21:00 on the dot. Toilets are available in the vicinity of the starting zone. Of course, urinating in public is strictly forbidden. 

Did you know ...

that 13,000 hikers will pick up the challenge of hiking the 100 km Dodentocht? 

You can only order a participants’ T-shirt during your online registration. This will not be possible afterwards. A T-shirt costs 10. 

The envelope you will pick up on one of the pick-up days or the day of the 100 km Dodentocht does not only contain your checkpoint badge. It serves as your proof of payment and must be presented when picking up your T-shirt. 

The tracking page will only be active from the start, when the badge is scanned for the first time! 

There are support vehicles available at the checkpoints to bring hikers back to Bornem. All checkpoints are equipped with signs needed to recognise these support vehicles. It is important to check out when you quit. 

All questions, proposals, complaints, and remarks can only be submitted in writing to VZW 100 km Dodentocht – Kadee, to the attention of The Board, Reedonk 17, 2880 Bornem. Legal procedures will always be handled by the District Court in Mechelen.