Budějovice-Praha

All the relevant and important places are marked on the map

Presentation and start number distribution:
campground České Vrbné, Thu June 20, 20:00-22:00, and Fri June 21 7:00-7:45

We will organize transport for paddlers, boats, and baggage from Prague to the start on Thu June 20. The cars will leave at 6pm from USK club. We also may be able to transport your car from start to the finish. If you are interested, let us know in the application form or via mail (the sooner, the higher chances).

day 1, Fri June 21, České Vrbné – Orlík Husárna, 68 km
mass start at 8:45
race leader starts in a separate line one length ahead of the others
finish line opened till 20:00

day 2, Sat June 22, Orlík Husárna – Slapy Ždáň, 68 km
slower boats start approx. at 7:30, faster boats around 9:00
race leader starts in a separate line one length ahead of the others
the time is stopped at Orlík dam wall, boats transported over using lift, 15-60 minutes pause depending on how boats approach the dam wall
finish line opened till 20:00

day 3, Sun June 23, Slapy Třebenice, under the dam wall – Praha Malá Chuchle, canoe club USK, left bank 31 km
paddlers will paddle from Ždáň campground to the dam wall on their own (4 km) – not counted towards race time
mass start at 11:00 together with short race! slower boats start around 10:00
race leader starts in a separate line one length ahead of the other long race paddlers who stand one length ahead of the short race paddlers
finish line opened till 15:00

The final standings are determined by the sum of the all three stage times. The winner of the last stage does not have to be an overall winner. Moreover, long race paddlers starts together with short race paddlers and this may have significant impact on the day 3 and overall result.

Prizegiving ceremony at 15:30

The USK canoe club will be open on Sunday morning. You can park your car in the back between caravans and on the back of the grassy playground. You can get there as follows.
From the city: use Strakonická street from the Barrandov bridge, pass under the Branický railway bridge, pass the Robin Oil gas station and turn right full 180° just behind the bus stop. Below the bus stop there is a passage for pedestrians. Use it carefully and drive towards the river, turn right, and you are there.
From outside of the city: use Strakonická and under the road bridge in Malá Chuchle, take the right lane and turn right onto a narrow clutch down just behind the bridge pillar. Then follow the 150 m cycling trail to the USK canoe club.

Competitors will have to sign a statement of capability and ride at their own risk prior to the start
Lifejacket mandatory throughout the race!
We recommend having a cell phone during the race so you can call for help in an emergency.
The phone numbers of the organizers are 724427280 (Mojža) and 737353717 (Zuzka)

And we encourage smartphone owners to use the Rescue app app.

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