Welcome to the official website of Britain’s longest, non-stop, point-to-point towpath running races, the Grand Union Canal Race (GUCR 145), Kennet & Avon Canal Race (KACR 145) and the Leeds & Liverpool Canal Race (LLCR 130). The “Canalslam” totalling over 400 miles.

GUCR 2019 | Grand Union Canal 145 Mile Race - 25th May 2019
KACR 2019 | Kennet & Avon Canal 145 Mile Race - 26th July 2019
LLCR 2019 | Leeds & Liverpool Canal 130 Mile Race - 24th August 2019

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GUCR 25th Anniversary Reunion Party

To celebrate the 25th running of the Birmingham to London Canal Race, we are holding a party!  The venue is the Eagle and Ball pub in Birmingham; the date Saturday 27th April; the time 1300 to 2300 hours. We are hiring, and will have sole use of, the entire three...

GUCR 2019 Provisional Entry List

Thanks go to Baz Taylor, Mark & Nikola Coutts, Simon Prytherch, Lucy Longrigg, Glyn Raymen, Dick & Jan Kearn, Maisy and Cathy for their assistance at the draw this evening. Below is the provisional list of runners for the 25th Grand Union Canal Race allocated from the...

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