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National Marathon Championships

NZ KAYAK MARATHON CHAMPIONSHIPS 2021

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Event Name: New Zealand Kayak Marathon Champs 2021
Event Date: Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th April 2021.
Event Start Time: 9:00am to 1:00pm
Event Location:

 

 

BOP CANOE CLUB / BOP COAST ROWING CLUB, 372 WAIROA ROAD

Event Tides:

Saturday 10th April: Low Tide – 12:02pm 0.50m, High Tide – 18:22pm 1.80m

 

Sunday 11th April: Low Tide – 12:53pm 0.40m, High Tide – 19:07pm 1.80m

Note: The event is run on the Wairoa River which is very tidal due to its location

Event Description: The New Zealand Kayak Marathon Champs 2021, is hosted by the Bay of Plenty

 

Canoe Club. It will be either, one, two, three or four laps of a 6.5km course on the Wairoa River with the start and finish point in the middle opposite the Bay of Plenty Canoe Club.

 *All race divisions require 3 entrants minimum, otherwise age groups will be combined as appropriate. 

Divisions

K1 Male & Female – Tyros (U12) & Juniors (U14) 6.5km, 1 Lap, 1 x portage, $20.00 entry fee per individual (Lifejackets Required) 
K1 Male & Female – Juniors (U16)  13km, 2 x Laps, 2 x portages, $20.00 entry fee per individual
K1 & K2 Male & Female – Juniors (U18) 19.5km, 3 x Laps, 3 x portages, $20.00 entry fee per individual
K1 & K2 Male & Female – Open 26km, 4 x Laps,4 x portages, $30.00 entry fee per individual
K1 & K2 Male & Female – Masters 35-44, 45-54, 55-64

 

65+ 

(need to be 2 or more in each age group, K2’s to compete in the youngest age group) 19.5km, 3 x Laps, 3 x portages, $30.00 entry fee per individual if not already entered in K1 event.

 

13km – 2 laps, no portages.

Multi Craft Division incl Multisport/ Surfski/ Oceanski Male & Female U18, Open, Masters 35-44, 45-54, 55-64, 65+ 19.5km, 3 x Laps, no portages, $30.00 entry fee per individual
   

 Race Timings Saturday 10th April 2021 – All Single Divisions

11:00am to 12:00pm Course Set Up
12:00pm to 1:30pm All Event Registrations
1:30pm to 1:45pm Race Briefing for all 6.5km & 13km competitors (K1 Tyros, K1 U14, K1 U16)
1:30pm Race Start all 6.5km & 13km competitors (K1 Tyros, K1 U14, K1 U16)
2:30pm to 2:45pm Race Briefing all 19.5km & 26km competitors (U18, Open, Masters, Multisport & Surfski/Oceanski)
3:00pm Race Start all 19.5km & 26km competitors (U18, Open, Masters, Multisport & Surfski/Oceanski)
5:30pm-ish K1/Single Division Event Prize Giving

Race Timings Sunday 11th April 2021 – All Double Divisions

7:00am to 8:00am Course Set Up
8:00am to 8:30am All Event Registrations
8:30am to 8:45pm Race Briefing for all 19.5km & 26km competitors (K2 U18, K2 Open, K2 Masters)
9:00am Race Start all 19.5km & 26km competitors (K2 U18, K2 Open, K2 Masters)
11:30am-ish K2 Event Prize Giving

Age groups read U18 (18 and under) etc.  Age is calculated on your age at 31 December 2021.  If you turn 18 this year you are U18 (18 and under).  If you turn 19 this year you are Open.