Start: Start location (open in Waze) Depends on the water level in the river. Low water level means start for the Marathon course will be given in Valmiera (~70km), high water - Strenči (~95km). Start for Sprint (~28km) course will be given in Cēsis where Lenčupe falls into river Gauja open 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 29th of September, 2018 7:00 in the Start location. Race starts at 8:00. The finish line closes down 29.09.2018. 23:00
Registration for the Sprint starts at 12:00. The race starts at 13:00.
The course: Be ready for 70 km 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|
|15 EUR||till 09.09.2018|
|17 EUR||till 16.09.2018|
|23 EUR||till 29.09.2018|
|25 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 2018, „names of the participants”, ENTRANCE FEE
The event is organised by: Vecpiebalgas Airētāju biedrība sadarbībā Latvijas Kanu airēšanas biedrību (airesana.lv)