Paddling for All - Always Paddling

Welcome to Burton Canoe Club



SUNDAY ..th  June 2018


VENUE:  Burton Canoe Club, Newton Road Park, Newton Road, Winshill, Burton on Trent, DE15 0TU, See 'Location' page

Organising body:  Burton Canoe Club, Newton Road, Burton on Trent.

RULES:  as per BC Marathon Racing Committee, Vertical number plates for all divisions, Buoyancy aids for all paddlers in Divs. 7, 8 and 9 and Lightning’s/MINI K2/Paddle-Ability.              NB. BLACK INSULATION TAPE MUST BE USED TO MAKE UP RACE NUMBERS ON WHITE NUMBER PLATES, AS PER MRC RULES.





*We invite Paddle-Ability and Special Needs Paddlers to participate at the 2km distance, race if your preference, though FUN in ALL cases. The club’s volunteers will be delighted to assist where required and available, though may be a little busy on the day. This, I’m sure you will understand and to ensure your enjoyment of the day, it would assist us greatly if you could invite your friends/support team to ensure you receive timely assistance. We sincerely hope you can join us and enjoy the day. The event has no set impairment levels and as such, is a participation event for all.



The organisers reserve the right to amend the course or safety rules as necessary subject to river conditions or other factors.


HAZARDS: Other river users including rowing clubs, weir, fallen trees and swans.


HASLER CHECK-IN: From 9:00 till 11:00 am approx. 

Current BC cards or Junior Section Cards, to be shown at booking in or sent with entry.

A BC event fee of £5 is payable for non-BCU members and those unable to prove their membership in division 7 to 9.

Divisions 1 to 6 are NOT allowed to race without proof of BC membership.


PRIZES: 1st, 2nd and 3rd in all divisions subject to entry, plus best Lady, Vet, Junior, and C1 not a winner of a race, subject to entry. Hasler divisional races only.


REFRESHMENTS:  Refreshments will be on sale to spectators.

                                    Paddler only light refreshments are available free after their race.


FEES:             Seniors £7.00 Senior Assess £7

                        Juniors £5.00 Junior Assess £5

                        Lightning race/Mini K2/ Fun/Paddle-Ability£3.00



1.   Please use the HRM program to send in your entries electronically, bccevents@btconnect.com     

To be paid for at check-in.



Information about the event is to be found below and will be updated for 2018 after Easter 2018

Entries are sought electronically via the HRM  programme.

email: bccevents@btconnect.com