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2020 Canalrace Series Dates

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....

GUCR 2019 Race Log & Live Results

Starting 06:00 Saturday 25th 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 LogRefresh...

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...

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...

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...

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,...
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