K2 CHAMPIONSHIPS – GLASGOW GREEN

Sunday (18 May) saw Kirkcaldy Canoe Club members heading West to compete in the Glasgow Green Marathon K2 Championships. Another very successful outing for the Club.

K2 Short Course (8 miles)
3rd – A and U Mackintosh

K2 Mini Course (4 miles)
1st – M and B Chapman
2nd – K Bradbeer and I Chapman
3rd – S Bell and A Henderson
4th – P Henderson and S Hadley

U14 K2 Mini Course
1st – R Caira and R Murray
2nd – A Chapman and I Mitchinson

There was also races held for the K1’s and yet again KCC had excellent performances.
K1 Long Course (12 miles)
1st – C McMorrin

K1 Short Course
1st – N Chalmers
2nd – T Wibberley
3rd – M Chalmers

K1 Mini Course
1st – L Bell

LINLITHGOW SUMMER SERIES

Thursday 15th of May was the date of the first Summer Series race of the year. These Events are held once a month on the Loch at Linlithgow. It was a lovely sunny evening, but the water was rather choppy due to the strong wind.
Winner of the 10km race was Colin McMorrin from KCC and Sandy Bell (KCC) won the 6km race. The 1st K2 was Ursula and Alan Mackintosh (KCC) followed closely by Margaret and Brian Chapman (KCC).

COME AND TRY CANOEING WEEK

Summer Courses will be run by the club for –

8-13 year old boys & girls on –

30th June – 4th July between
10:30 am-12:30 pm OR
1.00 pm – 3.00 pm

£30 for 5 days of canoeing
During a 5 day course you will have the opportunity to try sprint racing boats.
After the course you can join the club and have regular coach lead sessions for fun and self improvement in sprint, marathon or recreational paddling.

WANT TO TRY IT?
Come along, develop the skills and enjoy!

What to bring – a change of clothes, a towel and a drink.
Where to go – Kirkcaldy Canoe Club based at Kinghorn Loch, it has weekly club sessions and caters for sprint & marathon racing.

BOOKINGS and MORE INFORMATION:
Margaret Chapman – mhckayaking@aol.com or phone 01236 457081
www.kirkcaldycanoeclub.co.uk