SUDBURY, ONTARIO (August 23, 2019) – The 2019 Canadian Marathon Canoe Championships are kicking off in Sudbury, Ontario this Saturday, August 24th. Marathon athletes from across Canada will gather at the Sudbury Canoe Club for this two-day competition.
The event will see C1s, C2s, recreational canoes, kayaks and SUPS. Athletes will race across Ramsey Lake until they reach a 250m portage taking them into Bethel Lake. They will then paddle across Bethel Lake and reach a second 200m portage into Ramsey Lake once again for the final leg back to the Sudbury Canoe Club.
“The Canadian Marathon Canoe Nationals provide an opportunity for all paddlers to participate in a weekend of multiple races and friendship,” said Kristopher Archibald, Chair of CKC’s Marathon Canoe Racing Council, “Please join us at the Sudbury Canoe Club, host of the 2019 Nationals!”
View more details about the competition on the Sudbury Canoe Club’s website here.
What: 2019 Canoe Marathon National Championships
When: Saturday, August 24 (9:00am to 4:30pm EST)Sunday August 25 (9:00am to 4:00pm EST)
Where: Sudbury Canoe Club, Ramsey Lake
Sudbury, Ontario – MAP
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