Sunday 14th November 2021
|Venue||Footscray Canoe Club, Farnsworth Ave (cnr Maribyrnong Blvd)|
|Footscray Melways map 42 D2|
|Course||One or more laps of the Maribyrnong River (TBD).|
|Flatwater, no snags, no eddies. Cycle track follows entire course. Ideal practice race for those wishing to do the “Ben Ward” the following week.
The race is focused on TK1/TK2 and Rec boats, possible trophy for schools.
|Start/Finish||Footscray Canoe Club|
|Boat Classes||Singles:TK1. Doubles:TK2.
Singles Rec 1. Double Rec 2.
|Age Classes||U12, U14, U16, U18, O (Open), V35, V45, V55, V65|
|Classes/ Rules||As per PV Marathon rules.
Each Boat/Gender/Age combination represents a class e.g. TK1-FV35 is TK1, Female,Vet35+
‘X’ denotes Mixed Double: one Male + one Female.
Juniors are permitted to race up to Open class. Seniors are permitted to race down to Open class. Medals awarded for the first 3 placings in each class.
|Distance||All races 6km|
|Start 1||09:00||All Male Single classes (e.g. TK1-MV55, etc)
All Female Double classes (e.g. TK2-FU18, etc)
|Start 2||10:15||All Female Single classes (e.g. TK1-FV55, etc)
All Male Double classes (e.g. TK2-MU16, etc)
|Start 3||11:30||All Mixed Double Classes (e.g. TK2-XV35, etc)|
|Entry Fee||Paddle Australia / AOCRA Junior (under 18)||$15.50 for 1 race, $20.50 for 2 races, $25.50 for 3 races|
|Paddle Australia / AOCRA Senior Racing (18+)
Non-member junior (under 18)
|$20.50 for 1 race, $25.50 for 2 races, $30.50 for 3 races|
|Senior Recreational (Non Paddle Australia)
Non-member senior (18+)
|$30.50 for 1 race, $35.50 for 2 races, $40.50 for 3 races|
|Entries||Entry is only online – payment is only on the day.
Online entries close 8pm Friday November 12th 2021. Late Entries: On the day: Open: 07.45am; Close: 08.15am; additional $5 fee appliesAll entrants must adhere to vaccination and other Covid regulations.
|Payment||07:30 to 08:15 on the day. Pay on the day and pick up race numbers.|
|Canteen||Hot food, drinks, coffee available for full duration of the race.|
|Facilities||Ample car parking. Hot showers, change room, toilets available.|
|More info||footscray.canoe.org.au Footscray Canoe Club Inc|
|Neil White 0400 985 121 (a/h) or Uby Woods 0419 166 664|