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GUCR 25th Anniversary Reunion Party

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...

2019 Canalrace Entries now Open

SiEntries is now accepting entries for the 2019 GUCR 145 Birmingham - London 25th Anniversary Edition, KACR 145 Bristol - London 3rd Edition and LLCR 130 Liverpool - Leeds 6th Edition. [Updated 27th September] KACR and LLCR entries will be immediate i.e. completed as...

Canalslam 2018 Results

Nine runners completed all three Canalrace events to complete the 'Canalslam'. Stu Wilkie takes the 2018 title and Fiona becomes the first ever female finisher. Below shows individual finish times for the GUCR 145, KACR 145 and LLCR 130 as well as the accumulated...

LLCR 2018 Results

LLCR 2018 Results

After a race-long duel with Alex, Stu stormed in to take his first CanalRace win and the Canalslam top slot. Wendy set her second course record of the season with her win. Fiona became our only Female Slammer. Congratulations to all finishers. 1 Stu Wilkie* 23:08 2...

KACR 2018 Results

KACR 2018 Results

Fabio Rizzo Cascio wins in 28h 49m and Wendy Shaw becomes the new ladies record holder, finishing in 32h 46m 1 Fabio Rizzo Cascio 28h 49m 2 Mich Hardie 30h 10m 3 Pete Summers 31h 20m 4 James Bennett 31h 58m 5 Stu Wilkie 32h 37m 6 Wendy Shaw 32h 46m Ladies Winner 7...

2019 Canalrace Series Dates

The dates are set for the 2019 GUCR 145 Birmingham - London 25th Anniversary Edition, KACR 145 Bristol - London 3rd Edition and LLCR 130 Liverpool - Leeds 6th Edition 2019 Grand Union Canal 145 mile Canal Race (GUCR 145) Birmingham - London, 0600 Sat 25th May (Spring...

GUCR 2018 Provisional Results

GUCR 2018 Provisional Results

After a lightning start, Paul Maskell maintained his lead all the way to the finish with a winning time of 25h 35m 1st Paul Maskell 25:35 2nd Sergey Ionov 26:20 3rd Stu Wilkie 30:44 4th Patrick McGuiness 31:05 5th Iain Stewart 31:28 6th Stephen Walker 31:32 7th Katrin...

GUCR 2018 Retirements

98 runners made it to the Start at Gas Street on Saturday morning. However, the following will not, unfortunately, be making it to the Finish: 32 Martin Ilott 34 Victoria Irvine 111 Rhys Glide 65 Denise Whyte 66 John Whyte 31 Anthony Hugill 56 Imke Siegerist 113 Ian...

LLCR 2018 Provisional Entry List

Below is the provisional list of runners for the 5th Leeds & Liverpool Canal 130 mile Race, Summer Bank Holiday weekend, starting at 06:00 on Saturday 25th August 2018 from Old Hall St, Liverpool. Best wishes (on behalf of Dick), Keith. p.s places still available! If...

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