Event Title
NZ Canoe Marathon Championships 2018
Start Date
Saturday, 7 April 2018
End Date
Sunday, 8 April 2018
Waitemata Canoe & Multisport Club
Contact Number
Sean Murphy 021 0263 8038
Great long distance event with portages

The NZ Marathon Champs will be hosted by Waitemata Multisport and Canoe Club on Henderson Creek at the Taipari Strand in Auckland.  Saturday will be K1 races and Sunday K2 team boats.  All craft are welcome with divisions available for "multi craft".  

8.30am          Registration

10.00am        Race briefing
10.15am        Race starts (Tyros first then staggered)
11.30am        Race briefing
12.00pm        Race starts (mass)

Clubs can enter online HERE. 

Individuals submit ENTRY FORM to karen.simpson@canoeracing.org.nz

Tyros and U14$20$10 per person
U16s and up$30$15 per person


Entries close Wednesday 4 April.  Late entry fee (and on the day entries) add $10 to single entry.  No penalty to doubles.

Events and approx distances (course to be confirmed on the day)

4 km long laps and 1 km short lap. 

Age groups will race distances as follows (i.e. read U18 as age 18 and under as at 31 December 2018):




Open Men29km8 laps (7 long, 1 short) 7 portages
Open Women
U23 Men

7 laps (6 long, 1 short) 6 portages
U16 & U18 Men, C1 Men
U23 Women
Masters Men 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54
Multisport/Ski Men Open and Masters
 21km6 laps (5 long, 1 short) 5 portages

M/S and Ski no portages
U16 & U18 Women, C1 Women
Masters Women 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54
Masters Men 55-59
 17km5 laps (4 long, 1 short) 4 portages
U14 Men & Women
Masters Women 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+
Masters Men 70+
Multisport/Ski Women Open and Masters
Para and rec boats all age groups
 13km 4 laps (3 long, 1 short) no portages
Tyros (U13)5km2 laps (1 long, 1 short) no portages




Race Organiser Sean Murphy 021 0263 8038  

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