Gaujas bāziens 2022 - rules

Start: Start location (open in Waze) for the marathon course (101km) start location is "Pulkas" (accessible from the A3 road ). For the sprint course the start location is "Jāņarāmis". The place is located near Cēsis. (open location in Waze).

Finish: Finish location (open in Waze) Christian Retreat centre Gančauskas. Finish service includes a warm meal, hot showers and sauna. For a small additional fee you can stay overnight, enjoy breakfast and take a small hike in the river valley before departure. There is also a playground for kids.

Timing: Registration for the Marathon course starts on the 1st of October, 2022  7:00 in the Start location. Race starts at 8:00. The finish line closes down 02.10.2022, 12:00
Registration for the Sprint starts at 11:00. The race starts at 12:00. 

The course: Be ready for 101km or 7 – 15 h of paddling. Do prepare hydration and nutrition for the race and enjoy Gauja river valley in the autumn
Boat classes: Single and double kayaks or canoes, Voyager canoes (4+ paddlers), inflatables („Sprint” course),
SUP or stand up paddling boards.


 Entrance fee per person  Time of the registration
 20 EUR  till 22.09.2022
 26 EUR  till 28.09.2022
 30 EUR  Registration on the spot

Transfer entrance fee to:
Recipient: Vecpiebalgas Airētāju biedrība
Address: Lejas Jukāni, Liezēres pagasts, Madonas novads, Latvija LV-4884
Account Number: LV89HABA0551029305219
Name of the bank and address: AS Swedbank, Balasta dambis 1a, Rīga, LV-1048, Latvija
Information: GAUJAS BĀZIENS 2022, „names of the participants”, ENTRANCE FEE

Contacts of the organisers: Jānis Balodis t. +371 29473634

The event is organised by: Vecpiebalgas Airētāju biedrība sadarbībā Latvijas Kanu airēšanas biedrību (

Useful information.

Course map (Google maps)