The Charakteristics of the race:
Sedivackuv long is the longest sled dog race in the Czech Republic and also one of the hardest races in Europe. It is a four day stage race on the shoulders of the Orlicke mountains, including one bivouac (sleepingout on the snow). Every year mushers from Belgium, Czech, Denmark, France, Holland, Germany, Austria, Slovakia, Switzerland take part in this race. The race is rated as the Czech championship in LONG-distance(long trail). In 2004 there took place the Europian championship in LONG and MID. The Sedivackuv long is a part of the extreme sled dog race series for the title of the Ultimate Sleddog Challenge-Finisher.
Sedivackuv Long offers to all who take part – dogs, mushers, spectators, organizers and sponsors – absolutely extraordinary experience. For those who cannot take part there will be updated info from the race on our websites www.czechlongtrail.com, current reports and shots on the radio, TV, articles and reports in press and for everybody there will be a film as from every year before. All necessary info will be on the website same as the updated resuts.
Tuesday 22 January 2019 at 17:30 only for the category 300 km just under the ski slopes in Deštné v Orlických Horách.
Wednesday 23 January 2019 at 10:00 from pension house START – Jedlova.
The place of bivouac is in Czech Republic in Zámeček – Pádolí. On the bivouac is not allowed any help to mushers from doghandlers or any other person. This will be regarded as a major offence, leading to the disqualification of the team.
The day before the race, at the latest at 16.00pm, unless the organisation is informed of a major problem, all teams must be available for pre-race checking. ( The veterinary checking, doping control, FISTC race passports, all race rules are in conformity of FISTC organisation). If the dogs are not checked they will not be allowed to race.
Category 200 km: 80,- Euro (2000,- KC), Category 300 km: 120,- Euro (3000,- KC) – Only for 5 or more dogs. Minimum number of participants: 10 starters
Entry fee: Half of the starting money in advance.
Opening ceremony: 22 January 2019 at 17:00 -. just under the ski slopes in Deštné v Orlických Horách.
Total Racedistance: 200 km and 300 km
Obligate weigh: 7 kg pr dog, maximum 70 kg (according to the snow conditions)
List of participants: http://www.sedivackuv-long.cz/?page_id=973&lang=en
More info: http://www.sedivackuv-long.cz/