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2022 Canalrace Series Dates

2022 Canalrace 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 award. Grand Union Canal 145 mile Race (GUCR) 2022 Birmingham – London “The...

2021 Canalrace Season Entry Notes (updated 1 February)

2021 Canalrace Season Entry Notes (updated 1 February) 1 February 2021 KACR 2021 entries closed at the stroke of midnight 31 January 2021. The list of competitors can be found here; there is no waiting list. Entries for KACR 2022 opens 06:00 23 September 2021 on SiEntries. 1 January 2021 KACR 2021 entries will close at...

2021 Canalrace Series Dates

2021 Canalrace Series Dates The dates are set for the 2021 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 award. Also see 2021 season entry notes here Grand Union Canal 145 mile Race (GUCR)...

Coronavirus Statement (updated 28 January 2021)

28 January 2021 Having stared into the Canalrace crystal ball, we are none the wiser whether the GUCR will be able to go ahead on Spring Bank Holiday weekend. We will keep monitoring the situation between now and the end of April. Should it become necessary, we will...

2020 Canalrace Entries now Open

SiEntries is now accepting entries for the 2020 GUCR 145 Birmingham – London, KACR 145 London – Bristol and LLCR 130 Liverpool – Leeds. Supported (with own crew): £60, Unsupported (tended by organisers): £90. Includes booking fee. £2 levy if...

Canalslam Result, Congratulations and Thank Yous

The 2019 August Bank Holiday was officially the hottest on record.  Despite the extreme heat, Alex Whearity, the hot favourite for the Men’s Canalslam Title with two wins already in the bag, stuck to his “no-sitting” plan, to claim a new series record, as well as his...

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