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2022 Canalslam Series Dates

2022 Canalslam Series Dates The dates are set for the 2022 three race series “The Canalslam” totalling over 400 miles. Each race can be entered as a one-off, but competitors completing all three receive a special canalslam finishers’ award and inclusion in the hall of fame. Grand Union...

New canal race for 2022 : Warwickshire Ring 111

The Warwickshire Ring 111 mile Canal Race starts on Saturday 25th June 2022 from Coventry Canal Basin – with the same location as its finish. Entries open from Thursday 23 September at 06:00 on SiEntries. Supported (with own crew): £55, Unsupported (tended by...

LLCR 2021 (Liverpool to Leeds) Results and Retirements

Sergey Ionov stayed in the game to ultimately take the victory, finishing in 23 hours 41 minutes – quite a feat following his 3rd place finish at Badwater 135 five weeks ago. First lady Chloe Brooks ran confidently from start to finish, arriving at Office Lock...

LLCR (Liverpool to Leeds) 2021 Race Log & Live Results

Starting at 06:00 on Saturday 28th August you can see details of Retirements and Finishers on our 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 Leeds. Race LogThis page...

KACR 2021 (London to Bristol) Results and Retirements

Ugis Datavs returned to the canal races to go one better and win the inaugural London to Bristol (as he had promised the organiser), arriving at the Lightship John Sebastian in 26 hours 56 minutes. Frances Evans was first lady in 38 hours 12 minutes. Congratulations...

KACR (London to Bristol) 2021 Race Log & Live Results

Starting at 06:00 on Friday 23rd July you can see details of Retirements and Finishers on our 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 Bathurst Basin. Race LogThis...

GUCR 2021 Results and Retirements

Alex Whearity successfully executed his sub-24 hour race plan to defend his 2019 GUCR title, arriving at Little Venice in 23 hours and 25 minutes. Melissa Venables blessed us with her smile all the way to win on her second go in 29 hours and 17 minutes. The 2021 Steve...

GUCR 2021 Race Log & Live Results

Starting 06:00 Saturday 29th May 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 Little Venice. Race LogThis...

Covid-19 Secure – Guidance, Policies and Procedures (updated 17 May)

Introduction This information applies to all involved including competitors, volunteers, crews, buddy runners and spectators; it must be forwarded to all those attending the event. If there is any question, contact Keith Godden on keith.godden@canalrace.org.uk or...

How to reach Little Venice

Advice on finishing The 145 from a multiple Grand Union Canal Race finisher Written by Paul Ali. Welcome to the Grand Union Canal Race, a well-regarded classic British ultramarathon event. If you are running this event for the first time then you are likely to have...

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