‘New to Paddling’ Series at the Woronora

Photo by Ian Wrenford

The first race of the ‘New to Paddling’ Junior Series was conducted at the Woronora Marathon on Saturday 24 June. This series gives ‘new to paddling’ juniors the opportunity to experience the thrill of marathon racing over much shorter distances whilst being in clear view of their family and friends. The course consists of 1km laps with total distances of: U/10 paddle 2km; U/12, U/14 & U/16 and U/18 do 3km.

Congratulations to Alex Mrkonja from the Sutherland Shire Canoe Club, who was the winner of the U12 category at the recent Woronora Marathon. 

Race 2 of the series is at Penrith on Sunday 23rd July. Race 3 is at Swallow Rock on Saturday 19th August with Race 4 at Narrabeen, Saturday 30th September and Race 5 at Makai, Saturday 14th October.

For more information about the series visit:  https://nsw.paddle.org.au/paddlesports/marathon…

  • By Annette Matthews
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