Race 2019

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.

Information to the 23. year:
It is a four days stage race including one bivouac on Czech side in Zámeček – Pádolí, with total race distance 200 km and 300 km. Czech championship LT 2019 and part of the extreme sled dog race series for the title of the ULTIMATE SLEDDOG CHALENGE. Part of the race is a night stage.

Term:
22 to 26 of January 2019


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Race schedule:

day date time programm km 200 km 300
           
tu 22.01.2019 from 15:30 Entertaiment programm    
    till 16.00 Pre-race checking    
    from 17:00 Open ceremony    
    from 17:30 Start category 300 km   60 km
           
we 23.01.2019 10:00 – 12:00 start 60 km 70 km
    from 20:00 Mushernight with music    
           
thu 24.01.2019 10:00-12:00 start 30 km 60 km
    from 13:00 – 19:00 Finishes in Orlicke Zahori – Bedrichovka – obligatory 4 hours long pause und Start from Bedrichovka 30 km 30 km
    from 18:00 Finishes (Kristyna)    
           
fr 25.01.2019 12:00 start 50 km 50 km
      Finnishes in bivouac in Zámeček – Pádolí    
           
sa 26.01.2019 8:00 start 30 km 30 km
    from 10:00 Finishes (Kristyna)    
    from 12:00 Presentation of the club of Nordic dogs    
    from 15:00 Final ceremony and awards    
Every day possibility to shorten the Trail by “KO” Stage.

 

Start: 
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.

Bivouac: 
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.

Pre-race checking: 
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.

Entry fee: 
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.

Accommodation:
www.destne.info

Total Racedistance: 
200 km and 300 km

Obligate weigh:
7 kg pr dog, maximum 70 kg (according to the snow conditions).

Mandatory equipment: 
– 4 booties for each dog in the sled or in use
– spare food for dogs- 1 daily porsion per each dog still in sled pack
– spare harnesses- 2 pieces
– spare dog-collars- 2 pieces
– spare sled lines with all carbines
– first aid kit
– saucers for dogs
– cooker + pot capable of boiling at least 1 liter of water for each dog
– dog blankets- it is not allowed for Nordic bread dogs
– sled bag capable of carrying 2 dogs ( for teams over 6 dogs), 1 dog ( for teams to 6 dogs)
– stake out
– spare food for musher
– extra clothing, underwear and outside clothing, socks.
– tent or canvas
– proper cold weather sleeping bag and karimaten
– map, compass or GPS
– passport
– good headlamp and batteries at least for 5 hours
– cable min. 3m long
– each sled must by equipped with an appropriate brake, a brushbow, security line and two snow hooks ( for teams over 6 dogs), one snow hook ( for teams to 6 dogs)

Mandatory equipment – skiering:
– 4 booties for each dog
– spare food for dogs – 1 daily porsion per each dog when comming to bivouac *
– spare harnesses 1pc
– spare dog-collar 1pc
– spare skj. line
– stake out *
– saucer for each dog
– thermosbottle with hot drink
– first aid kit incl. thermofolie, tabule of plain chocklate
– whistle
– cooker + pot *
– thermo coat – not mandatory for SH, AH etc.
– food for musher *
– extra clothing, underwear and outside clothing, socks
– tent or canvas *
– proper cold weather sleeping bag and karimaten *
– map, compass or GPS
– osobní doklady
– passport
– good headlamp and batteries at least for 5 hours

* equipment for bivouac

Category:
LT1, LT2, LTO, pulka, OPEN.
Skiering: special equipment and help from organizators. Only for skiers with evincible experience.

The category of 300 km is possible for all teams more than 5 dogs.
The category of 200 km is for all teams

Any time limits will be announced before to the start. Time limits will affect mainly the 300 km distance.

Sponsoring:
In consideration of the large organisatorical and financial effort to prepare the extreme race, sponsors and all kind of help are welcome.

Contact:
Pavel Kucera
Po Box 35, 38451 Volary, Czech republic, Tel: 00420 602 109 583
Andrea Muller Kucera
Blutenweg 1, D-94116 Hutthurm, Tel.0049-(0)171-6122535
E-mail: mueller.kucera@web.de