Marathon Paddling in 2008

Marathon Paddling

 As they say, marathon canoeing is ‘The Fit Way to See a River’ and there is a variety of upcoming events for everyone to enjoy. Whether it’s a leisurely paddle or a gargantuan feat of human endurance you are after, local clubs are sure to have something to satisfy your appetite. 

R.P.M. 2008

Marathon Canoe Club is once again hosting the premier South Australian marathon event under a new name. Formerly, the Murray 100/200/Relay and Mini Marathon, this year the club is running the event under the name – Riverland Paddling Marathon. The new look event was officially launched on the 18th of April and work continues to ensure this years event is even better than last years. For more information regarding the Riverland Paddling Marathon, visit the MCC website –

White Knuckle Fever
Holdfast Bay Canoe Club continues to hold the White Knuckle Fever Race every fortnight on the Patawalonga. This six kilometre handicap event is a great way to get out on the water regularly and enjoy marathon canoeing at whatever level you desire. The handicap includes TK1, TK2, K1, K2, C1 and Skis. The cost of $3.00 includes entry into the event and coffee afterwards. Contact Martin Finn for details –  Visit the Holdfast Bay Canoe Club website –

Ocean Series
Encounter Paddling Inc. will hold Race 5 of the Ocean Series event on Sunday 4th of May. Results from previous races are available on their website – 






For information regarding the Ocean Series Race please contact…

Steve Dalton      mob; 0404 501 738





Marc Brehin           mob; 0418 812 142