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R2AK Stage 2 Race Start

Stage 2 Race start: 1200 June 6th, Victoria, BC

The Race to Alaska is like the Iditarod, on a boat, with a chance of drowning, being run down by a freighter, or eaten by a grizzly bear. There are squalls, killer whales, tidal currents that run upwards of 20 miles an hour, and some of the most beautiful scenery on earth.

R2AK is based on the hardest kind of simplicity. You, a boat, a starting gun. $10,000 if you finish first, a set of steak knives if you’re second. Cathartic elation if you can simply complete the course. R2AK is a self-supported race with no supply drops and no safety net. Any boat without an engine can enter.

Date

Jun 06 2019

Time

12:00 pm

More Info

R2AK.COM

Location

Victoria Inner Harbour
Category

Organizer

Race to Alaska
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