Canoe Avon are hosting a marathon kayak and canoe race at the Saltford Rowing Centre on Sunday 17th November 2019. Although this is an informal test race, we aim to record and publish individual times from the race.
Divisional class races as follows:
- Divisions 1, 2 & 3 – 12 miles singles
- Divisions 4,5 & 6 – 8 miles singles & doubles
- Divisions 7, 8 & 9 – 4 miles singles & doubles
Upstream 2 miles towards Bath turn back to club house where 4 milers finish remainder portage weir and turn at next weir and return past club house up stream turning where indicated dependant on race entered.
To be run in accordance with British Canoeing Marathon Rules. Classes may be merged where there are insufficient entries and handicaps applied.
Canoe & Kayaking are ‘assumed risks water contact sport’ that may carry attendants’ risks. Participants should be aware of and accept these risks and be responsible for their own actions / involvement. Buoyancy aids must be worn in Div 7 races and below.
Competitors must render their craft to be sufficiently buoyant to remain afloat and support the crews weight in the event of a capsize.
Competitors must display a vertical number board with their race number on both sides written in 100mm high numerals.
- Check in: 09.30 hrs – 11.00hrs
- Briefing: 11.30hrs
- Race Starts: 12.00hrs
Seniors & Juniors: £10 per seat.
All competitors divs 1 – 6 will be required to show a current British Canoeing membership card.
A day ticket may be purchased for competitors in Divs 7 & below at £5 per entrant unless a junior racing for an affiliated club.
Refreshments will be available for sale before and after the event and will also be provided to competitors free of charge after the race.
Getting here & parking
Directions to the Satlford Rowing Centre can be found here. Note that competitors are required to park in the top car park adjacent to the main road.
Prizes will be awarded to first 3 places where supported by 4 or more entrants.
Many thanks to our race sponsor, Williams & Co plumbing and heating supplies.