June 2014

Marathon World Cup, Bohinj

The international marathon season kicked off two weeks ago with the only Marathon World Cup of the season taking place in Bohinj, Slovenia. With the European Championships just a week later, GB sent a development team of 8 to this event, with Tom Sharpe selected to race following results at early season assessment races. This was the first World Cup to use the new format of short 3.6km races on Saturday followed by a
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Good results at Gent marathon

Gent Marathon Richmond paddlers made up 4 of the BCU development team that were invited to race at Gent marathon, Belgium, following their performances in winter events. Ben Phillips and Adrian Meikle- Briggs were selected to race in the C1, with Ben Powell and Lily Wong in the junior mens and ladies K1. The team travelled on Friday, with racing taking place on Saturday. The 12 mile course took in laps of the regatta
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Marathon Success continues at Maidstone

Following victories at the first two regional Haslers of the year at Wey and Hastings, Richmond secured top points again at the Maidstone race held last weekend. The team was slightly smaller than the previous races but it was great to see that in the absence of some of our more established marathon paddlers (we had no division 1-3 K1s and only one division 3 K2), the bulk of our points came from members who have onl
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