Welcome to the official website of Britain’s longest, non-stop, point-to-point towpath running races, the Grand Union Canal Race (GUCR 145), Kennet & Avon Canal Race (KACR 145) and the Leeds & Liverpool Canal Race (LLCR 130). The “Canalslam” totalling over 400 miles.

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24th August 2019

Latest News

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....

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...

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...

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