This year the Dordogne Intégrale celebrates its 10th anniversary. To mark this occasion the famous marathon will be on the entire stretch of river. A remarkable 350 KM which will connect 4 departments, Corrèze, Lot, Dordogne and Gironde. this route will highlight the beauty and shear diversity of the landscapes the river bisects. Paddlers will experience wild gorges, limestone cliffs, medieval castles, and hilltop villages.
The Dordogne Intégrale will gather together the best French and international paddling athletes, as well as amateurs, who will meet, confront and compete against an endurance challenge that will test all the senses. This race is open to all, paddlers can do it in a relay or solo, in a canoe, a SUP, ocean pirogue, a V6. If you have no equipment then you can rent it on site!
Since 2017, the Dordogne Intégrale has become a part of the SMS (Sup Master Series), the real World Cup of SUP long distance taking place over 5 continents, and it is also included in the “Triple Crown SUP”, a challenge grouping together the 3 most crazy SUP races of the planet (DI, 11 Cities Tour in the Netherlands, 24 h SUP in Spain).
Paddlers will start the route at Argentat (department 19) at 7 am on Friday 1çth April, they will then paddle 350 KM to Blaye (department 33). Paddlers must arrive at Blaye by 6 PM on Monday the 22nd. Paddling is only permitted between 6 am and 9 pm, times that are subject to change dependent on the river flow that weekend. Although the race is 350 KM in total, there is a compulsory disembarkation at Mauzac (176 KM ) and a compulsory reembarkation at Bergerac (206 KM).
Cut off Times
Like all marathon events, there are cut off times during the race.
Racers and paddlers alike must arrive at
Castelnaud La Chapelle (128 KM) before 10 on Friday 19th April.
Mauzac (176 KM) before 2 pm Saturday 20th April.
Libourne (296 KM) before 9 pm on Sunday 21st April.
Blaye (finish) before 6 pm Monday 22nd April.
In the event that the barrier times are not respected. The organisation will allow crew to reembark at St André de Cubzac (km 320) allowing them to finish the race. They will be classified according to the distance raced and according to their time.
Paddlers in this event will make it become the largest kayak and SUP race in Europe and one of the two largest in the world! Are you ready?
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