NSW MARATHON CHAMPIONSHIPS

DATE:                Saturday 25th February 2017        

RACE:                in Boat, Age and Gender Classes

HOST:               Burley Griffin Canoe Club            www.bgcc.org.au

LOCATION:        Molonglo Reach, Morshead Drive (opposite Duntroon)*

ENTRIES:         On-line: PNSW State Marathon Championships Junior, Open + 5 yr age classes

ENTRIES CLOSE ON:            Wednesday 22nd February   NO ENTRIES ON THE DAY              

REGISTRATION:                8:00 – 9:30 a.m.       PNSW Marquee

BRIEFING:                         9:30 – 9:45 a.m.         PNSW Marquee

START:                            10:00 a.m. All Singles: Selection classes; then Rec. Classes

MEDAL PRESENTATIONS:   12:45 p.m.

BRIEFING:                          1:30 p.m.                      PNSW Marquee

START:                             1:45 p.m. All Doubles: Selection classes; then Rec. Classes

MEDAL PRESENTATIONS:     4:15 p.m.

COURSES:        3.75 km laps;      Molonglo Reach/Molonglo River

RaceBook_PNSW-Marathon-2017.pdf


BURLEY GRIFFIN BASH

DATE:               Sunday 26th February, 2017

RACE:                Traditional distances - 30 km & 13 km - class categories

HOST:                Burley Griffin Canoe Club            www.bgcc.org.au

LOCATION:        Molonglo Reach, Morshead Drive, opposite Duntroon

PLEASE NOTE EARLIER TIMES: to try to avoid the winds which might come up!

ENTRIES:          7:30 to 8:00 a.m. (On-line pre-entries please.) 

                       On-line entries at: BGCC Burley Griffin Bash Entries               

BRIEFING:         8:00 a.m.

START:             8:30 a.m.

COURSES:        30 km – Molonglo Reach, north of Captain Cook Fountain, around Springbank & Spinnaker Islands in West

                       Lake,  south of big red buoy near Kingston, up Molonglo River to eastern turn buoys, and repeat (two laps)      

                       return to Molonglo Reach, finish heading east.

                      13 km – Molonglo Reach, around the two  islands in West Lake and return.

                       5 km – Loop to Kings Avenue Bridge pylon & back for Novice & Under 14 yrs.

                       3 km – Loop on Molonglo River for Beginner & Under 12 yrs.

NOTE:                 Courses may change if weather conditions are adverse.

CONTACT:         Helen Tongway         0418 861 613              This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

                        Anne Cronin             0418 162 507              This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

After your Induction, there will be coaching/paddling sessions available on Tuesdays, 5:45 p.m.; Fridays, 4:30 p.m.; and Sundays, 8:30 a.m. For more information, see "Coaching and Instruction options" under Coaching on the above menu.

The popular Wetsport summer time trials have kicked off again: on each Wednesday, with the first start at 5:50 p.m. Thanks to Wetspot for again supporting the series. 

The last time trial for 2016 is 14-Dec-2017 and we resume again on 18-Jan-2017.

Details of the Wednesday twilight time trials, and the rules they are conducted under, are available here.

We need volunteers to assist with timekeeping and the post-time trial barbecue. Contact Russell at Russell Lutton to let us know when you are able to assist.

The individual and progressive point scores will be published here

Learn to Paddle

A Taste of Paddling recommenced in October 2016.  

The Burley Griffin Canoe Club holds 'A Taste of Paddling' session for those people who would like to try out kayaking.  The sessions are held on the Molonglo River in calm conditions close to shore. 

Last Session date:

Sunday 19th March

Session times:  1 p.m. till 4 p.m..  Cost $95- per person (for non-members)  

Participants will be able to try out a variety of boats and SUP’s (Stand Up Paddle-boards), learn about equipment, boat handling, entry and exit techniques, basic paddling techniques and basic capsize procedures. Participants are expected to be able to swim 50m.

Sessions will be run over 3 hours and all boats, life jackets and paddles are provided.

The aim of the course is to introduce you to the sport of kayaking and to deliver the skills necessary to use a recreational kayak safely, in calm, flat-water conditions, close to shore.

The course will cover a short introduction to a variety of boats and paddles, safety issues, entry and exit techniques, basic paddling techniques, what to do in a capsize.

Sessions not suitable for children.

If you’d like more information, please contact Patricia or  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.