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 email@example.com)
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)
|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.|
Neil White 0400 985 121 (a/h) or Uby Woods 0419 166 664