2020 Marathon #1 Island

Sunday, October 18, 2020 08:30 (GMT+8) - Start list

Race info
Sport: Paddling - kayak
Location: Ascot, Australia
Start type: Manual wave start
Wave grouping: Custom
Racers: 105
Updated: Saturday, October 17, 2020 22:19 (GMT+8)
Race notes

Welcome to 2020 Marathon #1 Island to Island 18th Oct

This year sees a collaboration with SUP WA racing on similar course at same time

Race entry fee has $5.00 added for gourmet burger at end. Neverfail spring water available, plS bring own bottle

PADDLE WA MARATHON 2019/2020 ANNUAL AWARDS AFTER ISLAND TO ISLAND RESULTS

Courses:

Full:
START: Approx 350m upstream of Ascot
Downstream right of Island
Under Tonkin Bridge (1.4 km) & Garratt Rd Bridge (3.4 km)
Past Maylands boat yards
Turn anti-clockwise round Red Spit Post into Ascot Waters
Thru Ascot Waters, right at exit
Back under bridges Garrett Rd (8.5 km) & Tonkin (10.5 km)
1.2 km to finish at Ascot Jetty, right of Island on way back

Short:
START: Approx 350m upstream of Ascot
Paddle downstream to right of Island
Before Garret Rd Bridge, turn around red Spit Post off Bayswater Paddlesports Club Jetty
Finish at Ascot Jetty, right of Island on way back

Guppy:
START: Approx 350m upstream of Ascot
Downstream to large orange buoy before Tonkin Bridge
Return upstream to AKC jetty
Turn through finish line
Paddle downstream to right of Ron Courtney Island
U10:
Paddle around Island and return to AKC Finish Line at AKC Jetty. – 3.2 km
U12 & Novices:
Continue downstream to large orange buoy before Tonkin Bridge.
Return upstream to Finish Line at AKC Jetty. – 4.4 km

Hazards:
SUPs: SUP race in parallel with kayak marathon
Boat Traffic: Rowers, Ferries, Pleasure boaters
Ascot Waters: Very low bridges

Paddler Preparation:
Water and Sun protection
Must have vertical race number [Holders available for sale at start $15]

Grid, Race Number & Wave Order:
Grid 0: Doubles, Grid 1: Div 1, Grid 2: Div2, Grid 3: Div 3, Grid 4: Div 4, Grid 5: Short & Guppies. Interval between Grids: Approx 2 mins

If false start, Do not stop [15sec penalty]

Race Schedule:

Check-in 7.30am to 8.00am
Briefing 8.10am
Race Start 8.30am
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