Event Title
Ruamahanga River Race
Date
Sunday, 10 September 2017 10:30 a.m.
Organiser
Derrek Cox
Contact Number
021 330 393, or dcox@windowslive.com
Summary
Wairarapa Multi-Sport club have announced a more exciting new course for 2017!
Description
The start has moved further upriver to enjoy the faster exciting water and removed the slow water towards the end, the result is 28kms of picturesque moving water with a mix of easy grade 2 rapids, swirling pools and rising trout.

The Start: Kokotau Bridge, 10 min drive east of Carterton on the Ponatahi Martinbough road. From here it is a 20 min drive straight from Martinbough to the finish

The Finish: Martinbough bridge. 2 mins from Martinbough on the Featherston road

Expected race times: Between 2 and 4 hours depending on flow and enthusiasm.
Enough time for support crews to stop for a look around the shops in Martinbough before meeting you at the finish.

Then pop back to town for a well earned coffee and cake after the race.

Race information: Buoyancy vests compulsory

Registration at the start at Kokotau from 9:30-10:15

Race Briefing will be 10:15. Race start at 10:30

Prize giving approx 2pm

Entry fee $25

Find out more here - http://www.wmsc.org.nz/kayaking/ruamahanga-race

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