The MRC has received a last-minute invitation to send a team to a new international 5k race in Bilbao, Spain on 2th June.
After consulting a selection of potential team members on their availability, the Selection Committee has chosen the following team to race, on the basis of Assessment Race results in the season to date.
Fay Lamph (WEY) – Athlete & Team Manager
Melissa Johnson (CLM)
Jon O’Grady (RUN)
Lewis Duffield (CLM)
GUIDANCE FOR ATHLETES SEEKING SELECTION FOR THE EUROPEAN MARATHON CHAMPIONSHIPS (travel 4-9 July incl)
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At its May meeting, the MRC discussed the issue of paddlers not wearing club vests at the Elmbridge Assessment Race, following the rule change at the start of the season that made this compulsory.
Following feedback from athletes, we recognised that the rule change had not been communicated clearly enough to justify a disqualification for those not complying at that event. As a result the results have now been re-published to show all finish times as well as placings. The full results of the Elmbridge Assessment were also taken into account at the selection meetings to decide teams for the German National Championships and World Cup.
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The following athletes have been selected to represent Great Britain at the Canoe Marathon World Cup, in Viano do Castelo, Portugal, 25th-27th May:-
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The British Canoeing insurance policy for athletes on international marathon team trips can be viewed here.
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Please be aware that it has been the policy of the MRC for several years, not to adjust Club Points as a result of promotions or demotions made after the official results have been published on the MRC Website.
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Jim Taylor-Ross is running two Race Coach courses in the South West this summer, subsidised under the MRC scheme
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Are you interested in helping your club and your sport, and being part of British Canoeing’s most popular racing discipline?
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Mo Moule at Chelmsford CC is running a course for the new Race Coach qualification on 26/27 May. Please email Mo to discuss booking a place, availability is limited.
This course benefits from the MRC subsidy scheme.
British Canoeing have launched a specific Race Coach Award (level 2) in January 2018, with the first course be planned for spring 2018. The MRC is able to offer funding to support courses provided in canoe clubs by unsupported, volunteer coach tutors to similarly unsupported students.
Full details and application forms below.
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