It is scheduled for October 12 the 3rd edition of the International Ascent of the Mira River in K4, between Vila Nova de Milfontes and Odemira, in a distance of 30 km. A race that will involve about 80 kayakers in 20 teams.
The race will start at Praia da Franquia, in Vila Nova de Milfontes, and the briefing with all participants is scheduled for 11.00 hours and departure for 12.00 hours. The arrival of the first vessels to Odemira is scheduled for 13.45 hours.
The event will be organized by the Municipality of Odemira, Odemirense River Club, Milfontes Nautical Club, Alentejo Coastal Nautical Club and Portuguese Canoeing Federation, with the support of the Vila Nova de Milfontes and Santa Maria and S. Salvador Parish Councils.
The race will have monetary prizes totaling € 2,600.00, with prizes awarded for the first female and male boat on the 13 km steering wheel and for the first five male and female boats to reach Odemira.
The organization intends to make this regatta a mark in terms of canoeing in Portugal, for the beauty that the Mira river offers along the 30 km but also for the race itself, being a fast competition, held in favor of the current.