The team for the 2019 World Championships in China will be selected after the National Championships on 10/11 August. If you wish to be considered for this team please complete the form at the link below, by Weds 7th August.
An U16 team for the French National Championships will be selected from the results of the National Championships on 10/11 August. Please complete the form below by Weds 7th August if you wish to be considered for the team for this event.
The team for the 2019 International K4 Cup in Sanabria, Spain has been decided by the MRC Selection Committee. Official announcement here:GB Team Sanabria 2019
The team for the 2019 European Championships has been decided by the MRC Selection Committee. Official announcement here:GB Team European Championships 2019
The results of the Reading K1/C1 assessment on 22nd June can be downloaded hereAssessment_Reading2_2019
Teams for the European Championships, and Sanabria K4 will be announced shortly.
The MRC would like to invite any members of the marathon community with an interest in influencing how their sport is run, to stand for election to the MRC at this years ACM (held on the Saturday evening of the Nationals, at Norwich on 10th August)
We would be particularly interested in hearing from anyone interested in running the website and getting involved with communications!
If you are willing to stand, please email James Smythe by 11th July with the names of two BC members who will support your candidacy. You will also be asked to write a short statement to be published before the election.
Results from the Elmbridge K2 assessment race can be downloaded here. Many thanks to Elmbridge CC for agreeing to host the event at short notice, after the Severn reached the last step below the boathouse at Worcester!elm k2 results
Results of this event will be considered by the Selection Committee, along with the results of the Reading K1/C1 assessment, on Saturday 22nd June.
Report by Team Manager, Brian Greenham
The German National Championship is an open event and part of the ICF World Series, attracting many of Europe’s top marathon racers. A young GB team of U17s and U23s was selected from the assessment race at Reading, to ‘race up’ in the junior and senior classes and gain international experience.
At all GROUP A races, published in the Racing Handbook and/or the calendar published on the MRC website, there will be a race levy of £3.00 for each senior and veteran paddler by age, as recognised by their British Canoeing, Canoe England, WCA, SCA or CANI membership, and £2.00 for each junior paddler by age, as recognised by their membership.
The levy to be charged on all paddlers checked in irrespective of whether they start or finish the race. The race levy for all categories of races is to be remitted by the Race Organiser to the Treasurer within 7 days of the race. Cheques should be made payable to BC Marathon Racing Committee and sent to
102 Bingham Road,
Nottingham NG12 2GT
Those clubs wishing to pay the levy by electronic transfer should remit to
Barclays Bank Sort Code: 20-63-33
Account No: 73066665
Account name BC Marathon Racing Committee.
When making electronic transfers please also email David Enoch with the race name and amount of levy to firstname.lastname@example.org