Tag: Marathon

London Kayakathon 2014: a Thames marathon by kayak

London Kayakathon 2014: a Thames marathon by kayak

| February 8, 2014

The London Kayakathon 2014 will see a group of over 100 sea kayakers take part in a River Thames marathon on 13 April 2014. Starting beneath Tower Bridge, the kayakers will paddle a marathon distance of 26.2 miles in a group, with the aim of raising in over £30,000 for a wide variety of different […]

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London SUP marathon June 2014

London SUP marathon June 2014

| February 2, 2014

The SUP marathon is back! Last year 25 participants raised over £30,000 for charity, in the first ever London SUP Marathon. This is a marathon with a difference – where participants cover a marathon distance – 26 miles – on Stand-Up Paddleboards while taking in the sights of the Thames, from Shepperton to Putney, followed by an evening’s […]

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The Great Glen Paddle

The Great Glen Paddle

| December 23, 2012

The Great Glen Paddle is a challenging, long distance event which will run the sixty-five miles from Fort William to Inverness in April 2013. The Paddle has two formats, a timed endurance race for very experienced paddlers and a pure distance challenge for those who wish to cover the beautiful course in a more relaxed but still […]

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Devizes Westminster Marathon

Devizes Westminster Marathon

| November 20, 2012

If the UK’s inspiring summer of sport and medal wins has left you looking for a challenge – a personal challenge that will push you to your limits – this could well be it. The Devizes to Westminster International Canoe Marathon is one of the most demanding open-to-all endurance events on the planet. 125 miles […]

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Winter mini-marathons

Winter mini-marathons

| September 24, 2012

Sunday 14th October sees the beginning of the winter series of Shark Mini-Marathons at Harefield in the outer reaches of NW London. The races take part every two weeks over the winter season, starting at 11:00am on Sundays. The mini-marathons are an ideal, entry level race and are fun and easy to enter. There are […]

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Sunrise to Sunset success

Sunrise to Sunset success

| June 26, 2012

On 23rd June 2012 thirty avid paddlers took on the ultimate canoe polo challenge – Sunrise to Sunset. The idea of a 12 hour canoe polo marathon was cooked up in the pub over a few pints, after training on a cold December evening. The paddlers organised and participated in the 12 hour marathon which […]

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