Race 7: Woronora

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Race 7 of the 2022 Marathon Series will be run at Burnum Burnum Sanctuary, Washington Drive, Woronora, hosted by Sutherland Shire Canoe Club on Saturday 16th July. This is also Race 2 of the 2022 Junior Series.

Early Bird Entries Close Monday 11 July, All Entries close Wednesday 13 July.

ALL paddlers must complete the registration process. For the avoidance of doubt, that means BOTH paddlers in a Double, and ALL paddlers in anything bigger.

We are using a NEW COURSE this year so please pay special attention to the course maps and details below THE RACE DIRECTION IS COUNTER CLOCKWISE.

We recommend you view the course map videos on the SSCC club website or embedded at the bottom of this page. The links are below:

Woronora Marathon Course Videos – 5km Lap | Sutherland Shire Canoe Club (paddle.org.au)

Woronora Marathon Course Videos – 10km Lap | Sutherland Shire Canoe Club (paddle.org.au)

Hazards on the courses are also summarised here:

Club Activities | Sutherland Shire Canoe Club (paddle.org.au)

If you have any questions please email us on committee@shirekayaking.info.

Please note the race direction is counter-clockwise.

There may be no on-site pre-race briefing.
The RACE BRIEFING is attached here  2022 SSCC Woronora Kayak Marathon Race Briefing Rev 2.0 (1).pdf  and will also be emailed to all entrants, along with the Start List, on the Friday before the race. PLEASE READ THE BRIEFING – it contains important information about the venue, the course, and what you need to do on the day.

Paddler Check-In:
Check-in and Number collection will OPEN from 08:15am.
Check-in and Number collection will CLOSE at 09:25am (before the Div 7 Start)
Please collect your number before 9:25am or you will automatically receive a DNS once the Race Clock starts.
Social Distancing will continue to be a focus for 2022, so please remember this when queuing for Check-in.

Start Times:
09:30am – Division 7 & 20km SUP
09:40am – Division 6 & 15km SUP
09:50am – Division 5 & 10km SUP
10:00am – Division 1, and then remaining Divisions at approximately 2 minute intervals thereafter.

Paddlers in the Junior Series will start with the main Divisions, as follows:
Junior U8   – 2km – Division 13
Junior U10 – 2km – Division 13
Junior U12 – 5km – Division 13
Junior U14 – 10km – Division 12
Junior U16 – 10km – Division 11
Junior U18 – 15km – Division 8

All the usual Covid conditions apply – please don’t attend if you’re experiencing ANY cold or flu-like symptoms, or if you’re supposed to be in isolation for any reason.

Paddlers entering for their first race in a PNSW Marathon Series, and any paddler wanting to enter anything other than the Division they last raced in, or were assigned to, should choose one of the “Ranking” race Divisions. (unless entering in Divisions 1, 8, or 9)