Smøla paddle marathon
Start Råket or Smøla Havfiskesenter
2019 July 26 2:00 pm
The half marathon will be Friday July 26 and the participants will paddle a trail that meanders along the archipelago of Smøla.
This year's trail runs between Råket marina and Smøla Havfiskesenter. Some extra kilometers are added by paddling to the bridge «Verjeskifte» from Hopen Brygge. A total distance of 21 km. Every paddler plans her/his own route, but everyone has to pass several checkpoints along the way. When planning the best route it is important to bear in mind currents and wind conditions.
During Smøla paddle marathon, all participants are equipped with GPS trackers. This gives the spectators a unique opportunity to follow the paddlers along the way, either via mobile and tablet, or on the big screen on land. In addition to giving the public a better opportunity to follow the competition, the GPS trackers also enhance the safety for both participants and organizers.
If you do not have your own kayak you can rent a kayak at Smøla kayak. E-mail: smolakajakk.com
If the wind blows to the north or to the east, the race will go from Smøla Havfiskesenter to Råket. At other wind directions, the race will go the opposite direction. This is announced on Facebook no later than the day before.