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BURTON CANOE CLUB MARATHON RACES 2016


Information about the event is to be found below.


Entries are sought electronically via the HRM  programme.


Copies of the information below and entry forms can be obtained by 


emailing the following address:bccevents@btconnect.com



BURTON CANOE CLUB MARATHON RACE

THE MIDLANDS HASLER SERIES

Incorporating NATIONAL K2 ASSESSMENT RACE

SUNDAY  June 2017


PLEASE NOTE THE DETAILS IN THIS PAGE REFER TO 2016.

THEY WILL BE UPDATED TO 2017 AS DETAILS BECOME AVAILABLE

 

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 BCU 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.

 

COURSES:

Divs

 

 

Distance

Portages

Briefings

Start Times

Lightning (U12’s and U10’s only) and Fun Event

 

 

2Km (1.2m)

0

11:00am

approx

11:15am

onwards

Paddle-Ability Event *

 

 

2Km

0

12:00am

approx

12:15am

onwards

7, 8 and 9 singles & 7, 8 and 9 doubles.

 

 

4 miles

0

10:30am

10:45am onwards

4, 5 and 6 singles & 5 and 6 doubles.

 

 

8 miles

1

11:45pm

12:00pm onwards

1, 2 and 3 singles & 2 and 3/4 doubles.

 

 

12 miles

2

11:45pm

12:00pm onwards

 

Mini K2 U12 &U10

 

 

2Km

0

12:00pm approx.

 12:15pm approx.

 

 

Assessment races-

Senior Men, 

Senior Woman,

Junior Men

Junior Woman

 

 

 

SM30Km,

SW26Km

JM22Km,

JW18Km.

 

4

4

3

2

 

1pm

1pm

1pm

1pm

 

Approx. 2pm

1min int

1min int

1min int

(All ASSESS starts to await completion of Hasler races)

 

 

 

 

 

  

*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. ASSESSMENT CHECK-IN: From 12.00 pm(no earlier).

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

A BCU event fee of £5is 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 BCU 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

 

ENTRIES

1.   Please use the HRM program to send in your entries electronically, before 10th June 2016 to: bccevents@btconnect.com     To be paid for at check-in.