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.

23rd May 2020

24th July 2020

24th August 2019

Latest News

KACR 2019 Results & Retirements

Leading from the off, Alex Whearity was oblivious to the heat on Friday and rain for the remainder, arriving in Paddington to take the win in a time of 26 hours and 15 minutes. Official results can be found here and the updated Hall of Fame here. 66 Starters. 24...

KACR 2019 Race Log & Live Results

Starting at 06:00 on Friday 26th July you can see details of Retirements and Finishers on our new Live Results section. Below also shows updates of all goings-on in the form of a race-log for the duration until the last canalrunner arrives in Paddington....

2020 Canalrace Series Dates

The dates are set for the 2020 GUCR 145 Birmingham – London (26th Edition), KACR 145 Bristol – London (4th Edition) and LLCR 130 Liverpool – Leeds (7th Edition) Grand Union Canal 145 mile Race Birmingham – London 0600 Saturday 23rd May 2020 (Spring bank holiday...

GUCR 2019 Results & Retirements

Alex Whearity has crossed the Finish line at Little Venice in a time of 25 hours and 8 minutes and becomes the fourth fastest finisher in the 25 year history of the GUCR. Official results can be found here and the updated Hall of Fame here. 97 Starters. 52 Finishers....

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