Thames River Classic

This race is traditionally the OMCKRA kick off for the new season and features a very technical downstream and back course with lots of twists and turns. The race will take under two hours, then lunch and everybody wins a jar of jam. Racers should expect cold water conditions and should have moving water experience […]

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Upper Jock River Race

The Upper Jock River Canoe Race is a fun and interesting 12+ kilometer canoe race run each April. The race has a long history dating back to 1971 when it was a down-river whitewater course run on the Lower Jock River. The current course on the Upper Jock is far tamer and many families and […]

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Sydenham River Race

Race recognized not sanctioned by OMCKRA.  7 km, 12 km and 15 km courses, for every level of paddler. Fundraiser for the Conservation Authority. Well attended with up to 80 canoes and kayaks participating. South of Alvinston and north of Bothwell, on the Mosside Line Road, 3km west of Nauvoo Road. Registration at start of […]

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That Dam Hespeler Race

That Dam Hespeler race loops up and down from the Jacob’s Landing side of the Hespeler Mill Pond upstream to the historic Black Bridge featuring the natural Speed River, twisting river sections with swifts, currents, shallows and buoy turns. No portage or white water. 5 km, 10 km, 15 km and 20 km races; suitable […]

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Marsh Mash Canoe Race

42nd Annual Marsh Mash: Bradford  May 9, 2020 Race of the Year 2008 and 2016. The race is on the north branch of the canal that surrounds the well-known Holland Marsh. It is well suited to new and experienced paddlers and is the selection race for paddlers representing Canada at the ICF Marathon World Championships, held this […]

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Canoe The Nonquon

Established in 1969 it is the longest running race in Ontario.  Funds raised benefit the Scugog Shores Museums. Few kilometers on the Nonquon have many tight bends to practice your rudder turns; also some dead-end channels along the river section — when in doubt keep right!  No portages but you may have to push over […]

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Saugeen Paddlers Voyageur Canoe Race

North Canoes are 26 feet long and crewed by either six or eight paddlers. They are replicas of canoes used by the North West Company, transporting furs from the interior to rendezvous points such as Fort William. At Rendezvous, their cargoes of fur were transferred to Montreal Canoes, 34 feet long, for the 54-day shipment east […]

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Canadian Marathon Nationals 2020

After three successful years in Ontario the Nationals will be hosted in Saskatchewan a province that produces some of the best Marathon paddlers in the world. Lumsden, Saskatchewan June 19-21, 2020  

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RCC – Full Masters Regatta

Saturday June 20 or Sunday June 21 – Regatta Confirmed;-Date TBC ; possible fee required Rideau Canoe Club Location: 802 Hog’s Back Rd, Ottawa, ON K2C 0B    

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