Start Location

There are two different starting locations, there is the long distance 23 km race and the short distance 14km race.

The 24 kilometer race for all seniors, junior men and masters men starts at the North-Hollands canal. The start location where the two long distance mass starts takes place is located about 2 km from the clubhouse. The start will take place at 13:00 and 13.20 .

Start 1 – 13:00 (23.6km)
• Senior women / masters
• Masters men
• Junior women

Start 2 – 13:20 (23.6km)
• Senior men
• Junior Men

The address of this start location is the bycicle path next to the Slochterweg, Amsterdam.
Be advised, driving a motorised vehichle on a bycicle path is not permitted however in our experience over the years no spectator has ever been ticketed for this. We advise racing participants to depart around 12:30 to the start location.

Start 3 – 13:10 Short course (14 km)
• Junior women
• Masters women
•Junior men (unofficial race)

The short distance race for junior women, masters women and all junior men that do not want to be part of the official race takes place in the town of Monnickendam about 7km away from the mens start around 13.30
Transport capacity to the starting location is limited, there is a boat trailer and transportation bus driving from the canoe club (max 8 persons ).
Please take care of your own transport to the location as our capacity is very limited.
The address of this start location is: Kloosterdijk 2, Monnickendam

We recommend to change into competition clothes before the transport to the starting location. The transport to the start leaves around 12:00, right after the team leaders meeting.