Grafton Race Report


More than 50 paddlers took to the water in Grafton on Sunday for the NMS Canoe Marathon, hosted by Big River Canoe Club.

The 15km race was won by Stuart Thompson and Andrew Gordon in a K2 in a time of 1:07:55. Jason Keating was only a second behind in a time of 1:07:56.

The 7.5km race was won by Garry and Joshua Lee in a time of 36:17. The fastest single was Ian Craig in a time of 41:02.

The full results are found on webscorer, with Race ID 110760 or follow this link

There is some good aerial footage of the race on Big River Canoe Clubs Facebook page, and photos to follow.

A huge thanks to everyone who came to Grafton to make the event a success.

Gavin Rayward