Entry deadline 17th April! No pre-entry, no race.
The MRC is holding the first GB Team assessment race on Easter Monday, 22nd April at Reading CC. In line with the 2019 Selection Policy, this is a multi-event assessment day comprising a short race, long race and time trial (for seniors only on this occasion).
This event is the sole assessment event for the World Cup, and German Nationals teams.
Race details here or below
RACE ENTRY and AVAILABILITY FORM for these internationals are both via the same online form here.
Assessment 1 Reading 2019
The Cheshire Ring race is perfect for people who want to have a go at an almost 100 mile paddle in K1, K2, or Canadian. The rules are flexible so solo attempts and relays are possible. It’s a great race for K2 relay teams using junior/senior pairings to introduce juniors to this kind of challenge event on sheltered canals in the summer. Continue reading “Cheshire Ring Race, 6-7 July”
Details of the Cambridge Marathon on 7th April can be downloaded here
Cambridge Hasler 2019 Info Pack
The Marathon Racing Rules are now being published online only.
Details of the classic 17-mile Weaver Descent on 24th March can be found here
The MRC will be meeting in early March, if you or you club have any issues that you wish to raise, then please contact the secretary who will ensure that adequate time is allocated on the agenda for your concerns, or observations, to be discussed. Continue reading “Raising questions with the Marathon Committee”
Coaches with qualifications which predate the new Race Coach and Performance Coach awards can continute to use these to coach racing, and enjoy the same rights and protections as before. However they should make sure that the following remain up to date: Continue reading “Coaches with legacy qualifications”
The ICF have announced that short-course races with full World and European Championship status will be run at the two major championships in 2019. Continue reading “Short course races at Marathon Worlds and Europeans”
The MRC has conducted a review of its international strategy and selection policy, and made some changes with the aims of:-
- making the selection processes and athlete “pathways” clearer; and
- increasing the opportunities for top senior athletes to progress by competing abroad.
This document summarises the policy and changes for 2019. It is not the Selection Policy, and must be considered as GUIDANCE ONLY. The full policy is published on the MRC website here: MRC Selection Policy 2019 final, and details the full process, team composition, selection criteria, eligibility and appeals process.
Continue reading “Selection policy for 2019: guidance for athletes, coaches and parents”
British Canoeing has launched its online kit store. Masters racing at ICF events, or team supporters can buy the same Errea kit as used by all GB canoeing disciplines.