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Glasgow to Edinburgh Canoe Challenge 2018

We are delighted to announce that the the annual Glasgow to Edinburgh Canoe Challenge 2018 will take place across the weekend of 6th and 7th October 2018.

The Glasgow to Edinburgh Canoe challenge race, run for over 30 years by Margaret and Brian Chapman and sees canoeists of all levels and experience paddle the 55 miles – 24 miles on day one and 31 miles on day two – from Glasgow and Edinburgh and helping raise funds in support of Kidney Cancer Scotland.

Registration for this event is open now. please CLICK HERE to register and take part.

There’s lots of support planned for along the route, and we are finalising details for ourselves on each day, And we will keep you update with those as they materialise.

In the meantime, make sure you get your support team planned so they can be cheering you on from the towpath.

Previous Glasgow to Edinburgh Canoe Challenge team

The technical bit and the rules are;
• You can either paddle alone or work in a team of up to 12 paddlers, in singles, doubles or fours kayaks or canoes.
• The Open Relay class allows up to 12 paddlers in any combination of canoe and/or kayak.
• We are receiving requests to paddleboard the event, which is a first!

Non-members will need to complete this Scottish Canoe Association Day Membership form CLICK HERE, which allows you to complete in this SCA Event.

We will keep you updated as more plans come to fruition for the weekend. We can’t wait to get in the water!!Glasgow to Edinburgh 2017

If you are talking about this event on social media, use the hashtag #G2E2018 so you can connect to others.