Saturday 11 March.
1230 pick up from the Burning Bush (2 hour paddle). Possibly starting at Pewsey.
12 March, Thameside 2.
Reading to Marlow. 19 miles, 8 portages
This is a downstream race with mass class starts, starting at Reading and finishing at Marlow. Start and Check in will be at the Reading Rowing Club on the south bank of the river near the Rivermead sports centre and Holiday Inn Hotel, opposite Reading canoe club. The finish will be at the Longridge, Quarry Wood Road, Marlow.
19 March, Waterside C.
Pewsey to Newbury 23 miles, 35 portages
A great race with passage through the Bruce Tunnel and then the challenging 35 portages
25 and 26 March
Marlow to Teddington over the two days.
35 Miles and nine locks
1 April, Paddle on the Tideway
Paddle from Ham or Richmond
2 April, Waterside D or alternative
We may not do Waterside D as it is so close to the main event.
8th and 9th April.
Sessions dependent on boys availability, Please confirm availability
Monday 10 April to Thursday 13 April
Rest, recuperation and preparation
Devizes Westminster Race
13 April preparation
14 April, Good Friday. Devizes to Marlow. Early start, about 0800. Probably best to stay locally.
15 April, Newbury to Marlow
16 April, Marlow to Teddington
17 April, Teddington to Westminster