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2021 Canalrace Season Entry Notes (updated 5 November)

2021 Canalrace Season Entry Notes (updated 5 November) 5 November We would like to encourage competitors with the following assurance – if the organiser cancels any or all 2021 events due to the pandemic, a 100% refund will be one of the options provided. GUCR 2021 pre-registration on SiEntries closed at the stroke...

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 31 July)

31 July Following the government’s announcement on 31 July increasing local lockdown restrictions in the North, we have the opportunity to support those living around the L&L canal route by avoiding our non-essential travel into and through the area. We...

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...

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...

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