Friday, September 25, 2015

Paddling events coming up....

The Foxton Loop Race is coming up on Saturday October 17.

There are 18 km and 8 km options for this event.

To view all the entry details and when late entries close click on the link below then click the tabs to see more on the distance you'd like to enter

The Whanganui River Challenge

It's now turned into a two event so go onto the Facebook page link below to find out how it's changed.
Quick round up

Basically the Saturday is a team boat challenge over 200 metres and this day also includes plastic funtastic boat sprints also.

Sunday is the main event with the 13 km and also 4 km longer course options

Entries are now open for the 2015 Whanganui River Challenge!

The Whanganui River Challenge is back for another year and will run over two days, Saturday and Sunday October 31st – 1st November to include the new 'Cash 4 Clubs' concept where clubs will accumulate points for every entry and placing they get.  At the end of the weekend, the clubs with the most points wins the cash! 

The Whanganui River Challenge creates a spectacle of multiple types of craft decorating the Whanganui River, including kayaks (single and double), ocean skis, rowing doubles and quads, waka ama, surf skis, surf lifesaving canoes, SUP and Canadian canoes.  The events included consist of a 13km race that encompasses the four bridges within the Whanganui city boundaries, and a 4km race encircling two of the bridges.  In addition there are 200m team boat sprint races open to team boats of K4, OC6, Quad, Surf Canoe and Surf Boats; and a 200m ‘Plastic Funtastic’ fun race open to everyone, from kids and families to corporate teams battling it out for bragging rights.

See attached information sheet for more details and like us on facebook for updates and promotions.

Early bird entries close 9th October, get in early before the standard fee kicks in.  Standard entries close 23rd October.  Please note, no late entries will be taken after this date.  Avoid disappointment, commit early and start your training for what will be a premier River Event!

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