NZ Kayak Marathon Championships 2022


May 29

08:30 am


Mana Kayak Racing Club, Onepoto Road, Titahi Bay, Porirua, Wellington

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027 444 5596

Karen Simpson-Warren

NOTE:  CHANGE OF COURSE AND PORTAGE DIRECTION:   CRNZ Marathon Nationals 2022 – updated into 270522

Event Name: New Zealand Kayak Marathon Champs 2022
Event Date: Sunday 29th May 2022
Event Start Time: 8:30am   (High Tide 9.00am)
Event Location MANA KAYAK CLUB, Onepoto Park, Titahi Bay
Event Description:


The New Zealand Kayak Marathon Champs 2022, is hosted by Mana Kayak Racing Club. It will be 1 – 5.5 laps on the Porirua Harbour depending on age group (information below).
 *All race divisions require 2 entrants minimum, otherwise age groups will be combined as appropriate. 

Age is calculated on your age at 31 December 2022.  If you turn 18 this year you are in 18&U.  If you turn 19 this year you are Open. 

Clubs please enter via the online entry system 

Unaffiliated paddlers can entry via the Marathon Entry Form 2022

Entry Fees:  Ages 18 and under  $20.00        Ages 19 and over $30.00

Race Timings – All Divisions
6.30-8.00am  Course Set Up/Event Crew Briefing
7.30-8.30am  All Event Registrations
8.40am              Race Briefing for all competitors
9.00am              Race Start all competitors (may be spaced 1 min apart depending on numbers)

Prize Giving: All Divisions after the last paddler has finished.

Event Divisions

Needs to be 2 or more in each age group or you will be put in the next appropriate age group.

K1 Male & Female – Tyros (12&U) & Juniors (14&U) 5.5km, 1 Lap, no portage (PFD Required)
K1 Male & Female – Juniors (16&U) 8.5km, 1.5 x Laps, 1 x portage
K1 Open and 23&U Female, 18&U Male & Female 19.5km, 3.5 x Laps, 3 x portages
K1 23&U and Open Male 30.5km, 5.5 x Laps, 5 x portages
K1 Male & Female – Masters 35-44, 45-54, 55-64, 22km, 4.5x Laps, 4 x portages
65 plus 14km, 2.5 x laps no portages

Multisport/Surfski/Oceanski Division Male & Female – 14&U 5.5km, 1 Lap, no portage (Lifejackets Required)
Multisport/Surfski/Oceanski Division – Juniors (16&U) 8.5km, 1.5 x Laps, no portage
Multisport/Surfski/Oceanski Division Male & Female – 18&U, 23&U, Open, Masters 35-44, 45-54, 55-64 19.5km, 3.5 x Laps, no portages

K2 events – Unfortunately the tides will not allow us to run marathon on Sunday afternoon safely so K2 events will be run in conjunction with K1 races on Sunday morning, paddlers will have to decide if they want to do K1 or K2 (K2 = $20 per paddler).
U16 – 8.5km (1.5 Laps) 1 portage
U18/Masters/Multi Men and Women, 23&U and Open Women, – 19.5km (3.5 Laps) 3 portages
Open/23&U Men – 30.5km (5.5 laps) 5 portages

FULL INFORMATION  CRNZ Marathon Nationals 2022 – updated into 270522 


Send entries to Entries close midnight 22 May 2022.