Marathon news about the World Games, World Masters Games, World Championships, Australian Championships and more.
Other Future Events
2014 Australian Canoe Marathon Championships
Organising for the 2014 Australian Canoe Marathon Championships, 18 - 21 April 2014 at Ballarat, Victoria is progressing.
Further information will be made available in the future. State Organisations will be asked to advise of their team managers in the future. The selection policy for the 2014 ICF World Canoe Marathon Championships will be advised before the end of the year.
The Australian Canoe Marathon Racing Technical Committee (ACMRTC) is seeking sponsors for some of the trophies awarded following competition at the Australian Canoe Marathon Championships. If interested please contact Jerry Dunn, Chair, ACMRTC on email email@example.com
2013 World Games
Canoe marathon was part of the World Games for the first time as a Trend Sport.
Kate McGrath and Michael Leverett represented Australia in the Women K1 and Men K1 respectively. Competitors had to qualify for the finals.
Michael finished second in his semi-final easily qualifying for the final. Kate finished fifth her her semi-final and progressed to the final as the fastest fifth from the two semi-finals. In their respective finals Michael finished seventh and Kate eighth.
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from the canoe marathon events at the World Games.
The ACMRTC assisted Michael and Kate by paying for their boat hire fees at the World Games.
2013 World Masters Games
The World Masters Games have kicked off in Torino, Italy. Masters will be competing in canoe sprint, canoe polo, canoe slalom and canoe marathon between 3 August and 10 August 2013.
2013 ICF World Canoe Marathon Championships
In about 5 weeks the 2013 Australian Canoe Marathon Team will be departing for the World Championships in Copenhagen, Denmark in the latter part of September. The team will be going via England (Elmbridge Canoe Club) where they will be having a training camp and hopefully participate in one of the British canoe marathon events before heading to Copenhagen.
The Team Management of Cameron McGill and Terry Poole are to be thanked for their efforts in organising the tour.
The ACMRTC has provided some financial assistance to the team for the tour.
2014 Oceania Canoe Marathon Championships
The 2014 Oceania Canoe Marathon Championships are to be held on 5 and 6 April 2014 at Lake Karipiro, Cambridge, New Zealand.
2017 World Masters Games
The 2017 World Masters Games have been awarded to Auckland, New Zealand. For masters athletes it is time to plan your attendance.
2014 ICF World Canoe Marathon Championships - Oklahoma, USA
2015 Australian Canoe Marathon Championships - Tasmania
2015 ICF World Canoe Marathon Championships - Gyor, Hungary
2016 Oceania and Australian Canoe Marathon Championships - New South Wales
2017 Australian Canoe Marathon Championships - Queensland
Australian Canoe Marathon Rules
The ACMRTC have revised the Australian Canoe Marathon Racing Rules. These are waiting to be adopted by the AC Board. Once adopted they will be disseminated widley.