2022-05-19 (Pre-race day)

Druskininkai - Dineika Wellness Park terrace 

16:00 - 18:30 - Registration, handing out race tags and participant baskets, technical and inventory check.

Free time until 19:00. We recommend exploring Druskininkai city and surroundings, get to know each other do your last minute shopping, repairs before tomorrow's race.

19:00 - Briefing in lithuanian language.

19:30 - Briefing in english language.

Briefing in either english or lithuanian is obligatory to all participants.

Brief introduction to the race route and rules of the challenge. We'll touch on the route, some challenges everyone might face during the race. Q&A, sharing memories, stories from previous challenges. Suggestions, comments.

20:00 - Dinner in "Kolonada" restaurant, free time in Druskininkai city, rest.

2022-05-20 (start day)

Druskininkai - start at Dineika Wellness Park terrace

09:00 - Hydra Epic starts!


Kaunas - "Tvarkingas dviratis" checkpoint No. 1 & beginner distance finish

09:00 - checkpoint in Kaunas closes

Avg speed to reach CP in Kaunas before closure - 135 km/24 h or day.


Zarasai - "Water Inn" checkpoint No. 2 & medium distance finish

09:00 - checkpoint and 700km Finish in Zarasai closes.

Avg speed to reach CP in Zarasai before closure - 139 km/24 h or day.


Riga, Latvia - checkpoint No. 3

21:00 - checkpoint in Riga closes.


Rõuge, Estonia - "Magicshine" checkpoint No. 4

21:00 - "Magicshine" checkpoint in Rõuge closes.


Tartumaa, Estonia - Finish

21:00 - hurry up to reach finish in Tartumaa before this time.

Avg speed to reach finish before the closure - 157 km/24 h or day.