61 Teams start strong in first leg of La Ruta Maya River Challenge

Friday, March 7th, 2014

61 teams started the first leg of the 16th Annual Belikin La Ruta Maya River Challenge at the foot of the historic Hawksworth Bridge. With excellent cool weather, the race kicked off on time at 7AM following a short ceremony.

La Ruta Maya First Day-1

A multitude gathered for the kick off of the competition along the banks of the Macal River in the twins towns of Santa Elena and San Ignacio. The first leg of the race will take paddlers from the Twin Towns, under the wooden bridge, along banks of rural communities such as Esperanza Village, Duck Run I and many more before coming to an end at Banana Bank Lodge.
La Ruta Maya First Day-7
Stay tuned for more coverage from the 16th Annual Belikin La Ruta Maya River Challenge!

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