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”
The MRC is launching a Junior Marathon Development Squad from 2019 and the following information was sent out to clubs at the beginning of the month. For those who may have missed it due to the Christmas chaos, below is an outline of the plans, together with the eligibility criteria and the link for registration. Continue reading “Junior Marathon Development Squad”
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.
Weil’s disease (Leptospirosis)
Following the recent announcement of a paddler in the East Midland’s region being diagnosed with Weil’s disease (Leptospirosis) on Saturday 17th November, please click here for some helpful information.
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.
The 2019 Waterside Series entries are open. Time to make early new year’s resolutions. Make sure you get in early as entries for some of the races are capped.
The 2019 National Championships will now be held at Norwich on 10th/11th August, to accommodate a clash with another event on the Broads. Continue reading “Revised Date – National Championships 2019”
Congratulations to Leighton Buzzard CC, winners of this year’s Geoff Sanders Trophy for U12 racing. The final club points table can be downloaded here: