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|
|BOP CANOE CLUB / BOP COAST ROWING CLUB, 372 WAIROA ROAD|
|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.
|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
|(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.