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Island to Island Marathon #1

October 2, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm WST

Welcome to Marathon #1 Island to Island

Registration closes at midnight on Thursday 29th September. Late entry = $20 extra. No entries on the day.

Description of Courses:

Full Course:
START: Approx 350m upstream of Ascot Kayak Club Jetty
Paddle downstream to the right of Ron Courtney Island
Under Tonkin Highway Bridge (1.4 km)
Under Garratt Rd Bridge (3.4 km)
Past Maylands boat yards to Clarkson Reserve
Turn anti-clockwise around red portside Spit Post marking the entrance to the Ascot Waters Marina
Return through Ascot Waters
Turn right out of Ascot Waters (upstream)
Pass under Garratt Road Bridge (8.5 km), Tonkin Highway Bridge (10.5 km)
1.2 km to finish at the Ascot Kayak Club Jetty, keeping to the right of Ron Courtney Island.

Short Course :
START: Approx 350m upstream of Ascot Kayak Club Jetty
Paddle downstream to the right of Ron Courtney Island
Before Garret Road Bridge, turn around red Spit Post off the Bayswater Paddlesports Club Jetty
Finish at the Ascot Kayak Club Jetty, keeping to the right of Ron Courtney Island.

Guppy Course:
START: Approx 350m upstream of Ascot Kayak Club Jetty
Continue downstream to large orange buoy before Tonkin Highway Bridge
Return upstream to the AKC jetty
Turn through the finish line
Paddle downstream to the right of Ron Courtney Island
U10:
Paddle around the Island and return to the AKC Finish Line at AKC Jetty. – 3.2 km
U12 & Novices:
Continue downstream to large orange buoy before Tonkin Bridge.
Return upstream to the Finish Line at AKC Jetty. – 4.4 km

Hazards:
Boat Traffic: Including ferries and wine cruises.
Clarkson Reserve: Deep, wide, rough in severe weather.
Ascot Waters: Very low bridges, narrow channel, shallow, some boat traffic

Paddler Preparation:
Hydration and Sun protection

Race Schedule:

Registration 7.30am to 8.00am
Briefing Juniors 8.00am
Briefing 8.15am
Race Start 8.30am
Grid Intervals 2 mins [normal order, 1,2,3 etc]

Details

Date:
October 2, 2016
Time:
4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Website:
httpss://www.webscorer.com/register?raceid=80593

Organizer

Marathon
Email:
marathon@paddlewa.asn.au

Venue

Clarkson
Clarkson Reserve
Maylands, WA 6051 Australia
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