Mana Kayak Racing Club to host 2012 Canoe Racing New Zealand (CRNZ) Marathon Championships
Mana Kayak Racing Club are hosting the 2012 Canoe Racing New Zealand (CRNZ) Marathon Championships on the weekend of 14 and 15 April. This is the second year running for this event to be hosted by Mana and we encourage paddlers of all abilities to get involved.
Last year for the same event paddlers travelled from Auckland to Dunedin and even from Sydney to compete as this is a selection event for CRNZ and representation of NZ at world marathon championship in Rome in September later this year.
Saturday racing, which is in single craft comprising K1 kayaks, Multisport boats, Waka and Ocean Skis and we expect to have 50+ competitors for this days racing. Sunday is for double craft – K2, Multisport Doubles, Sea Kayak Doubles and Ski Doubles.
Racing will start at 3pm on Saturday in line with high tide and then an earlier start on Sunday with an 8am start.
More information will be posted in the next couple of days providing details on race distances, categories, race rules, and registration details.