Canoeists prepare for XXV International Ascent of the Arade River

Canoeists prepare for XXV International Ascent of the Arade River

Registration is open for the 25th edition of the canoeing event, taking place on November 6.

The XXV International Canoeing Ascent of the Arade River will take place on November 6. The 25th edition of this initiative is promoted by the Clube Naval de Portimão in partnership with the municipalities of Silves, Lagoa and Portimão. It also has the support of the Portuguese Canoeing Federation and the Portuguese Institute of Sports and Youth (IPDJ).

All participants are welcome as the 12-kilometres (km) event will feature two categories; a nautical tourism ascent of the river, starting at 9:30 am, and a race for competitors from Clubs and Associations, which begins at 10:00 am.

The event’s starting point is along Portimão’s riverfront, next to the Clube Naval. The finishing line is in Silves, where the first participants are expected to arrive around 11:00 am.

Registration for the nautical tourism category costs five euros and must be made, until October 31, at the Clube Naval de Portimão, by phone (282 417 529) or by email (geral@clubenavaldeportimao.com).

Subida-Internacional-do-Rio-Arade-01