The annual kicksled day Kolkja Kelk 2017 will be held on February 5

in the Kolkja Village by the Lake Peipus, where kicksleds have been used in wintertime for generations.

The kicksled race begins with a joint start (800 m) at 12:00.

The village streets of Kolkja are passed in a friendly race. Children and adults, men and women head off from a joint start. Individual prizes are given for the winners of the men’s, women’s and children’s categories. Everyone is welcome to the joint start with their own old or new kicksled!

Team relay kicksled race (4 x 250 m) starts at 13:15.

Teams of four members can participate. The relay race is divided into heats and a final of the fastest teams.

Start and finish

  • The start and finish point of the joint start and relay race is located by the Peipsimaa Visitor Centre.

By the racetrack

  • The womens’ choir "Bõlitsa" of Kolkja performs their routine.
  • Rändur Rääbis makes an appearance.
  • Catering by Kivi Kõrts.
  • NB! Cash payments only!

Registering and participation fee

  • We kindly ask all relay race teams and people taking part of the joint start to pre-register HERE
  • Participation fee until 4 February 2017 is 5€/adult and 2€/child.
  • From 5 February 2017, the participation fee is 7€/adult and 4€/child.
  • Kicksled rent 7€
  • The participation fee includes a racing number and warm tea.
  • Racers participating in the team relay race as well as the joint race do not have to pay double!

Info:, Kairi Güsson 56 629329
The event is organised by the Peipsimaa Visitor Centre in cooperation with the Peipsiääre rural municipality. The organisation of the kicksled day is supported by the Gambling Tax Committee and the enterprises of Peipsimaa.