Route – From Dole island or Lucavsala island (slower boats) down to Daugava, via Riga city channel, Sarkandaugava, Mīlgrāvis channel to Ķīšezers lake, Lielais Baltezers lake (this leg might be canceled in case of strong wind), Jugla lake, Liela Jugla river against the flow and Krievupe river in the end.
Lenght of the distance 47 or 60 km for sea kayaks, 35 km for other boats. Time estimate 6-10 hours.
Portages forbiden (with or without carying carts)! Except the pond dams near the finish.
Life vests are mandatory and should be on all the time while in distance.
Course should avoid ship farvarters (where marked) in the seaport and Milgravis channel.
Participants should report to checkpoints:
1 KP - in Riga channel
2 KP - at the bridge over the Milgravis channel
3 KP - Baltezers channel (under the A1 road bridge)
Reporting mean: reaching the mark buoy. Your race number should be clearly visible.
In a case you withdraw yourself from the race before the finish, you should report to race officer by mobile phone. The organized shuttle for withdrawn participants is organized only at the checkpoint KP2. Service price 5 LVL. If you get stranded in another place, please rely on your support team.
8 LVL from participant (16 in tandem crafts) by May 18th. Later applicants and on-site registrants - 10 LVL per person.
What's included? Logistics, traditional solanka in finish, sauna. Soveniers. Prizes up to the race sponsors.
What else? Great company, attractive route and new experience!
See you in Riga paddling marathon race.
Applications. To apply for participation in the race press on the button below and fill in the fields. The invoice will be automatically sent to your stated e-mail address.
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