Information

DATE:

9th September 2018 – Sunday

VENUE - START:

near village Dobrohost, on the left bank of old Danube River opposite Dunakiliti – in Slovakia. River km 1842

Coordinates of start and registration: 47°59'45.35"S , 17°19'59.61"V

VENUE - FINISH:

Gabčíkovo, Hullám csárda pub, left bank of old Danube – in Slovakia, river km 1820

PROGRAM

9:00 – 10:00 Registration
10:30 Instructions and course description
11:15 Start line up
11:30 Start of rowing classes
11:35 Start of canoeing classes
12:45 Arrival of first competitors to finish
13:30 Lunch - goulash
14:00 Preliminary results
14:30 Price giving ceremony
19:00 Afterparty, Bratislava, canoe club Dunajčík

CLASSES

Rowing classes:

Junior men and women (17 – 18 years old), men, women, masters men and masters women – skiff singles

Canoeing classes:

Racing boats (flat water, down river, surfski) :
Cadet boys (15 – 16 years old) – K2, C2
Cadet girls (15 – 16 years old) – K2
Junior men (17 – 18 years old) – K1, C1
Junior women (17 – 18 years old) – K1
Men – K1, C1
Women – K1
Masters men (35+, 45+, 55+, ...) – K1, C1
Masters women (30+, ....) – K1

Touring boats: sea kayak singles, touring C2 (muži, ženy, mix)
Race of water management teams: in the frame of touring double canoe class

In the frame of touring double canoe class will be separately classified also race of crews representing companies from water management area.

Age groups of touring classes

Splitting of touring boat classes to age groups – juniors up to age 18, seniors, masters, will be considered by organiser according to number of participating boats.

SUP paddleboard classes:

Men 18 +: SUP Elite max 14´, iSUP Sport 12´6 – 14´, iSUP Hobby max 12´5

Women 18+: SUP Elite max 14´, iSUP Sport 12´6 – 14´, iSUP Hobby max 12´5

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Moderate flow, no portages, sufficient width, no obstacles, beautiful natural course

All classes and age groups have the same course from the start (river km 1842) downstream the Danube River to finish (river km 1820). Distance is 22 km.

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Start: near village Dobrohost, on the left bank of old Danube River opposite Dunakiliti – in Slovakia. River km 1842

Mass starts of rowing and canoeing + SUP classes will be separated by 5 minutes. Firs start rowing classes, later canoeing and SUP classes in mass start.

Start line will be marked by buoys. Racing boats will be lined up in front line, touring boats in second line. Paddleboards will be lined up after behind canoe boats.

Finish: Gabčíkovo, Hullám csárda pub, river km 1820

TRANSPORT FROM FINISH BACK TO START

Competitors transport to start venue is individual.

Transport from finish back to start area (bus with trailer) will be arranged by organisers. Request for the transport will be reported during registration. Cost of the transportation is included in start fee.

Competitors can place their personal things before start to the bus and pick them up in finish. Plastic bags for personal things will be available at registration desk.

SAFETY PRECAUTIONS

All boats must be secured by floating device against sinking.

Participants in all classes MUST wear buoyancy aid during the race.

ENTRIES

It is possible to place entry on the spot at registration desk or by entry form available on the race web page. Please send filled entry form by e-mail to: dm@dunajcik.sk

START FEE

  • Basic start fee paid to account no later than 26th August = 10 € per person
  • Later start fee paid to account no later than 5th September = 15 € per person
  • Start fee paid cash on arrival during registration = 20 € per person

International participants can pay start fee in cash during registration. Price of the start fee will depend on day of entry.

Part of the start fee is lunch voucher for goulash served in finish in Hullam csarda pub.

Start fee can be paid in cash during registration on start location, or by bank transfer to account SK53 7500 0000 0003 0211 8493. Please write your PAYID as information for recipient. The PAYID number is in the last column of your entry. In case of multiple payment for more competitors, it is necessary to write to information for recipient ALL PAY ID numbers (for example 991715,991716,991718).

TIME LIMIT

Following time limits are defined at checkpoints for smooth course of the race and safety of competitors:

River km 1835 (7km from start) - passing 1 hour after start

River km 1825 (17km from start) - passing 2 hours after start

After the time limit the course will be closed by organisers.

PRIZES

First three boats in each class will be awarded medals and trophies.

Prize money for canoe classes:

First 3 boats in finish - 1. 100 €, 2. 70 €, 3. 50 €

First K1 woman or C1 man (whoever faster) - 50 €

PARTICIPATION CONDITIONS

Entering the race I agree with processing the data provided for race regstration.

I declare that I am physically capable to complete course the Danube Canoe and Rowing Marathon.

I am aware that I am taking part on my own risk and I agree with participation conditions.

I declare that I can swim.

All boats must be secured by floating device against sinking.

Participants in all classes MUST wear buoyancy aid during the race.

It is recommended to wear buoyancy aid during the race.

Competitor who will start before start command, will not pass all course check points and behave unfair during the race, will be disqualified with loss of all rights.

In case of extreme weather or hydrological conditions will be the race cancelled without refunding of start fee.

Competitors younger than 18 years have to submit registration forms together with written approval of their parents or official club representative.

Organisers do not take any responsibility for damages arose to participant or caused by participant.

Organisers reserve the right to change the program.