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2013 Great Labrador Canoe Race details!
Posted 19 August 2013, 11:18 pm NDT
2013 Important Details for all Participants

Please register as soon as possible. Ensure you and your canoe comply with the rules.

For all Participants in the 67 Km Expedition Race

- 0800 hrs - Arrive at Edwards Island turnoff (this is 1.7 km west of Edwards Brook or 37 km west of Muskrat Falls Muskrat Falls - on the Trans Labrador Highway). Register and then drive/walk to Start on Churchill River.

- 0900 hrs – Mass start.

- Approximately 1130-1300 hrs – Arrive at the north spur of Muskrat Falls over 30 km downstream and check in at orange tarp. You will receive refreshment, snack and have a Pit Stop to carefully make your way over the north spur then follow new road to the downstream side of the falls [Note that teams may seek assistance to complete this portage].

- 60 minutes after check in – Depart downstream, pass under Black Rock Bridge and head towards Trapper's Pit Stop.

- Approximately 1530-1700 hrs - Come ashore at northwest corner of Scout Island (look for Universal Helicopter) and complete short portage, receive medallion then paddle around north side of island and on to the finish line.

- Approximately 1600-1730 hrs – Arrive at Birch Island Finish Line.

For all Participants in the 10 Km Classic Race

- 1300 hrs – Registration starts at Causeway/Black Rock Bridge

- 1345 hrs – All canoes in place at Start

- 1400 hrs – Canoes start in one minute intervals and head towards Trapper's Pit Stop.

- 1530-1600 hrs - Come ashore at northwest corner of Scout Island (look for Universal Helicopter) and complete short portage, receive medallion then paddle around south side of island and on to the finish line.

- Approximately 1600-1700 hrs – Arrive at Birch Island Finish Line.

The Goose Bay Ground Search and Rescue Team will be available to escort remaining competitors off the Churchill River at 1730 hrs.

Closing Ceremony

- 1800 hrs – Reception starts at Amaruk Golf & Sports Club
- 1900 hrs – BBQ starts
- 2000 hrs – Awards Ceremony