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About the K2O

The Kingston to Ottawa (K2O) race is an ultra endurance 200km marathon paddling race through a UNESCO World Heritage site. The race is on slow moving water, includes 22 portages and must be completed within 32 hours. All types of non-fixed paddle crafts are allowed in the race however, no crafts with sails or pedals are permitted. Examples of non-fixed paddle crafts are: canoes, kayaks, voyageur canoes, paddle boards, etc. Expect an incredible journey, an incredible event, and an incredible challenge.The first annual K2O race will take place August 16 & 17, 2014.

Please visit Parks Canada’s website for more information on paddling the Rideau Canal.

Registration Pricing

Number of racers in team Before Aug 1st, 2014 On or after Aug 1st, 2014
1 paddler $200 $225
2 paddlers $350 $400
3 to 6 paddlers $165/paddler $180/paddler
More than 6 paddlers $150/paddler $175/paddler


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