"Baltic Warrior" is a periodic run and walk event intended to give
eFP members the opportunity to test their physical and mental resilience
in a spirit of friendly competition. It is also an excellent
opportunity for integration between soldiers from different countries.
than 250 teams from more than a dozen countries took part in the
"Baltic Warrior". They represented Allies from the United Kingdom,
Latvia, Slovakia, Italy, Spain, Poland, Albania, Germany, the Czech
Republic, Canada, Slovenia, Belgium, the United States and France. The
event consisted of: 22 km of walking with a backpack weighing 15 kg; 2
km of walking with a canoe weighing approximately 35 kg; and 11 km of
rafting on the Gauja River.
Prizes were awarded to the top 3 male and female mixed
teams, as well as the country with the best average time. The awards
were ceremoniously presented by the Commander of eFP Battlegroup Latvia, LTC Enno Kerckhoff of the Canadian Army.
extremely fierce competition, the first two places on the podium were
taken by Latvian teams, while the third place was taken by soldiers from
the tank company of the Polish 15 Giżycko Mechanised Brigade.