FULL EVENT PROGRAM
2023-06-01 (Pre-challenge day)
Tartumaa, Estonia - Tartu County Recreational Sports Centre
16:00 - 18:30 - Registration, handing out participant baskets, technical and inventory check.
Free time until 19:00. We recommend exploring the nearby Elva city and surroundings, get to know each other do your last minute shopping, repairs before tomorrow's start.
19:00 - Briefing in English language.
19:30 - Briefing in other languages, if agreed.
Briefing in one of languages is obligatory to all participants.
Brief introduction to the challenge route and rules of the challenge. We'll touch on the route, some challenges everyone might face during the challenge. Q&A, sharing memories, stories from previous challenges. Suggestions, comments.
20:00 - Dinner in sports base restaurant, free time, rest.
Tartumaa, Estonia (start day)
09:00 - Hydra Epic starts!
Valga, Estonia - checkpoint No. 1
14:00 - checkpoint in Valga closes.
Avg speed to reach CP in Valga before closure - 140 km/24 h or day.
Riga, Latvia - checkpoint No. 2
21:00 - checkpoint in Riga closes.
Zarasai - "Water Inn" checkpoint No. 3 & medium distance finish
09:00 - checkpoint and 1000km Finish in Zarasai closes.
Avg speed to reach CP in Zarasai before closure - 165 km/24 h or day.
Kaunas - "Tvarkingas dviratis" checkpoint No. 4
14:00 - checkpoint in Kaunas closes
21:00 - finish in Druskininkai closes
Avg speed to reach finish before the closure - 180 km/24 h or day.