Probably the largest stand up paddle winter race in the world

glagla race the freezing cold raceOn January 21st, 2017, the 4th edition of the GlaGla Race (understand the Brrrr Brrrr Race in French … as in freezing COLD!) is taking place in Talloires, Lake Annecy – France.

For the latest edition, 200 paddlers from all regions of France and also from Spain, Germany, Austria, Italy and Switzerland, took on the GlaGla Race challenge : paddling in the Alps in the middle of winter, on a lake at 6°c! In 2015 the water temperature was 4°c! As the number of participants double each year, we expect at least 300 paddlers in 2017. For the first time this year there will be €3,500 prize money for the Long Distance (Men & Women) races.

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