2015 Murray Marathon Dress Rehearsal – online entries open!

Sunday 15th November 2015

This event simulates the Murray Marathon, with simulated food drops and a relay event.
Non-paddling ground crew is required. Transport is required for relay teams.

Venue Footscray Canoe Club, Farnsworth Ave (cnr Maribyrnong Blvd) Footscray
Melways map 42 D2
Course Start and finish at Footscray Canoe Club, with one checkpoint (change over) at Canning Street Reserve. Flatwater, no snags, no eddies. Cycle track follows entire course.
Start/Finish Footscray Canoe Club
Distance 28km Open, Mens/Mixed V40 and all Relay Teams
22km Womens V40, Mens/Mixed V50, and all U18
17km Womens V50, Mens/Mixed V60, and all U16
10km Womens V60, all U14
3km Sub Juniors (U12)
Classes All canoes/kayaks catered for.
Checkpoints There is a check point at the top turn and at the start/finish line.
Relay Teams Relay teams must consist of at least 2 crews.
Relay teams must change at each checkpoint, within 150m of the checkpoint.
No crew can paddle consecutive legs.
Relay teams are responsible for their own transport to/from the top turn checkpoint.
All team paddlers are to pay the full entry fee.
Entry Fee Seniors $25 / Juniors $20
Non-AC member paddlers $10/$5 extra
Entries Singles/doubles enter online to avoid late fee. Online entries close Friday 13th November.
School teams can only be entered through their school coordinator (email footscray@paddle.org.au)
Relay teams can only enter on the day (no late fee applies).
Late Entries On the day: Open: 8.00 am; Close 9.00 am
$5 late entry fee applies (relay teams excepted)
Briefing 9.30 am
Race Start 10.00 am (Sub Juniors Start 9:30 am)
Canteen Hot food, drinks, coffee available for full duration of the race.
Facilities Ample car parking. Hot showers, change room, toilets available.
Contact footscray@paddle.org.au
Neil White 0400 985 121 (a/h) or Uby Woods 0419 166 664