South Africa’s top river marathon paddlers
will battle it out for this year’s
Hansa Fish River Canoe Marathon
title in less than two months’ time!
Event: 2016 Hansa Fish River Canoe Marathon
Championships: 2016 South Africa K1 Marathon Championships
Date: 7 & 8 October 2016
Venue: Cradock, Eastern Cape
Stages: Day One – Grassridge Dam to below Knutsford Bridge (48km); Day Two – Below Knutsford Bridge to Cradock Sports Complex (36km)
Taking place three weeks after the 2016 ICF Canoe Marathon World Championships, the 35th edition of the Hansa Fish River Canoe Marathon is set to be an enthralling encounter as all of the country’s top paddlers go head-to-head for the race’s spoils and the 2016 SA K1 Marathon Championships crown.
The ever-popular event is again set to also draw hundreds of age group and social paddlers – many of whom will tackle the challenge with two friends or family as part of the annual influx of K3 entries – to the small Eastern Cape town of Cradock for another memorable paddling weekend.