The official results from the Leamington Spa Hasler can be found here and some photos from the day below:
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Marathon Racing Calendar 2017
Details of the 2017 Marathon Racing Calendar can be found here and also on the Events Calendar under the Racing & Events tab.
Worcester Ring – a paddlers view
One of our newer paddlers, Ben Dolling, recently recorded his paddle round the Worcester Ring. If you want to see the results and get some inspiration for doing the Ring Challenge later in the year, click here.
‘Mini Head’ – Sunday 5th Feb
Please be aware that Worcester Rowing Club are running a ‘Mini Head’ on the river this Sunday, 5th Feb.
This is not a formal event but there may be slightly more boats on the river including two marshalling catamaran. Boats will be launching from 8.30am with crews departing from The Camp Pub from 9.30am onwards. It is expected it will all be finished by 10.30am.
Please take extra care if you intend using the river during this time.
The British Canoeing Incident Reporting page can be found by selecting the following link:
The link can also be found under ‘The Club’ section of this website.
2017 River Sports Calendar
Please be aware of events that will be taking place on the river or near the club during 2017:
|29th Jan||Head of Severn (HOTS)||University/ Rowing Club||Time trial from Bevere to Diglis start times 9.30, 12.00, 14.30|
|18th Feb||WRC Head of River Race||Rowing Club||Time trial from Bevere to Diglis start times 11.30, 14.30|
|12th March||West Midlands Junior Trial||W Mids Rowing Council||Time trial from Northwick to rowing club, at 10.30, 12.30, 14.30|
|Private Regatta||RGS||Parent staff pupil regatta, late afternoon – early evening.|
|14th May||Canoe Races, Hasler Heats||Canoe Club||Car Park required 09.00 – 18.00 River 10.00 – 17.00|
|20th May||WRC Regatta||Rowing Club||2 abreast races from road bridge to rowing club from 09.00 – 18.00|
|Ladies Day Racing||Race Course||Car Park Required for TV vans|
|3rd – 6th July??
|Learn to Row||Grammar School||Held in school hours|
|5th July??||Bell-boat Regatta Worcester Schools||Andy Train||10.00am – 2.30pm Railway Bridge to Canoe Club|
|22nd July||Worcester Ring Challenge||Canoe Club||Birmingham, Droitwich, Canals Ring. Depart River Sports Centre 09.00-10.00|
|2nd Sept||WRC Autumn Regatta||Rowing Club||2 abreast races from rail bridge to rowing club from 09.00-18.00|
|7th Oct||WRC Small Boats Head Race||Rowing Club||Time trial Bevere to rowing club start times 11.30, 14.30|
|TBC||British Dragon Boat League Event||Worcester Dragons||200m races in the morning from railway to road bridge. Followed by distance race, railway bridge to King’s school steps, turn and back up.|
American Themed Quiz – Sat 11th Feb
WCC AMERICAN THEMED QUIZ FUNDRAISER!
Come along and enjoy a quiz evening with an American twist to raise funds for the canoe club. There will be hot dogs and burgers for sale during the evening for those that would like a snack. £3 per adult and £1.50 per child for the quiz.
Feel free to bring friends and family along. As always the bar will be open!
7pm for 7.30pm start.
Let’s raise some dollar and have another great social evening!
2017 Sprint Races
The dates for the 2017 sprint races are as below:
|8th – 9th April||National and Open Sprint Regatta|
|6th – 7th May||National and Open Masters Sprint Championship|
|3rd – 4th June||MacGregor Paddle Challenge Inter Club Competition and National and Open U23 Sprint Championship|
|1st – 2nd July||National and Open Sprint Regatta and Inter Services Sprint Championship|
|2nd – 3rd Sept||National and Open Paracanoe, Senior and Junior Sprint Championships Regatta|
Further details on entry dates can be found on the Canoe Sprint Racing site at:
2017 National Canoe Sprint Regattas
Worcester University Head of River – 29th Jan
Please be aware that the University of Worcester Rowing Club is holding their annual Head Race on Sunday 29th of January 2017.
Boating is due to begin at 8:15AM but they have asked that the river be clear by 7:30AM so that umpires and marshals can get in place. If all goes to plan, they hope to finish by 5:00PM but please note, these timings are only approximate.
Boxing Day paddle
Thanks to Robin, a few photos from our paddle this morning …