Amager Strandpark Rundt Sundby Kajakklub

Amager Strandpark Rundt – last saturday of July

Copenhagen Beach Marathon for kayak and canoe

• Spectacular Le Mans start from the beach
• 20 km in calm waters as well as open sea
• Beach portages
• 1300 euro at stake for best man and best woman
• Lots of prizes from Zippo – Leathermann and other sports and outdoor brands
• Cool t-shirts and goodie-bags for all competitors

Every year on the last saturday of July more than 250 kayakkers gather on Copenhagen Beach – Amager Strand – awaiting the starting signal for one of the most spectacular kayak races in Scandinavia: Amager Strandpark Rundt.

The renowned Sundby Kajakklub hosts the third largest race for kayak and canoe in Denmark – the only one in Scandinavia with the startling Le Mans start, where the competitors are started directly off the beach and race to the boats by the waterline.

The event is marked also by fantastic beach ambience – spectators enjoy cold drinks and snacks, grooving to the music playing.

Youth competes in their own classes – under 16 and under 18. The race is not recommended for competitors under age 14.

There is an alternate course of 10 km for non-racers.

Signing up
You can sign up from the beginning of June until 5 days before the race. It costs dkr. 200 or 27 euro to participate. Youths under 18 costs dkr. 100 or 13 euro.

When the regular sign up closes you may sign up on the day of the race at the registration tent on the beach. Late sign up costs dkr. 250 kr.or 33 euro, youths dkr. 150 or 20 euro.

Contact person for further infomation and assistance:
Ulla Stuart: mail@sundbykajak.dk

Detailed information

The 2010 Le Mans start on YouTube

Photos and footage from previous races (text in danish)


 


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