Sat, Sep 17|
Swampy Donkey AR (6-9hr)
Unleash your spirit for adventure with a non-stop, 6- 9 hr adventure race through the rugged Manitoban wilderness! Teams of three use a map and compass to navigate an unmarked course through the back country of eastern Manitoba. RUN, PADDLE and BIKE to attempt to be the fastest team to reach all
Time & Location
Sep 17, 2022, 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM
South Whiteshell, Hwy 1, Eastern Manitoba, MB R0E 0N0, Canada
About the event
The race is located in Falcon Lake, Manitoba. Registration occurs in the town site the night before the race and more details will follow prior to the race as to exact locationsTHE RACE
The race will take between 6 hours and 9 hours depending on your rate of travel (the average team takes 7 to 8 hrs)and cover approx. 50-60 km. Teams of three travel together throughout the race course. Your team will carry a passport that you will have stamped at each checkpoint.MAPS
Only maps supplied by race organizers are allowed. You will receive a 1:50 000 topographical map. You may also receive more detailed maps of one or more sections of the race. Knowledge of how to take a bearing with a compass and plot a 6 digit UTM is mandatory. You will also receive a set of written instructions to aid you in getting from one CP (Checkpoint) to the next. Please refer to them often!DISCIPLINES
Your feet will get wet - oh, and muddy... Most teams leave on their wet shoes and socks for the entire race. The trekking may be on trails, off trails, on roads or on side roads.
Biking terrain can include roads, secondary roads, double track trails and single track trails. The biking portion can range from easy to intermediate to quite technical. Depending on your skill, some sections may be better walked with your bike.
Paddling will be on flat lake water. You must wear your PFD at all times. We HIGHLY RECOMMEND that you bring some type of middle seat for the third person in your boat.
Through out the race course you may be given instructions to complete special tasks. No special skills will be required.