March ’24 Mini-Marathon

Sunday March 24th – 10:30

The final race in our Winter Mini-Marathon serries takes place at Harefield on Sunday 24th March, meeting at our base at Troy Lake at 10:30am and race start at 11am.

Three distances:

1.5 miles for beginners and slalom boats (although slalom boats can go further if they want). There are no portages on this race and will be a mass start.

An intermediate race of 3.5 miles and two portages, youngsters and people with mobility difficulties can have help (although we are unable to provide support staff for this). This race will be started according to you previous times, but the first one will be a mass start.

The 6.5 mile race has 5 portages . The first race will be a mass start but subsequent races will be according to your previous race times.

Racing starts at 11am from just below Coppermill Lock (UB9 6HZ), check in and entries from 10am at Troy Lake (Rickmansworth Sailing Club), where you can park and get in to the adjacent canal.

Under 18s must wear buoyancy aids, over 18, your choice.

Medals are awarded to the best paddlers: with the fastest times, and accumulated points throughout the series. With clubs competing the Cedric Avery Winter Series Mini-Marathon shield!

For more information call/text 07951 770241 or email:

Posted Thursday 7th March