KCC SUCCESS AT SCOTTISH PRIZE-GIVING

At the recent Sprint and Marathon prize-giving at Ratho on Sunday 5 November 2017, quite a few club paddlers received trophies for their efforts in both sprint and marathon canoeing during 2017.

Mairi Campbell – Under 8 Lightning Girl
Andrew Ives – Under 10 Lightning Boy
Rhiannon Williams – Under 10 Lightning Girl
Cameron. Ives – Under 12 Lightning Boy
Raven Caira – Marathon Mini Course Trophy and Under 16 Sprint Shield
Lexie White – D Napier Trophy as the top Ranked Junior lady on the Marathon Ranking List
Rachel Syme – Senior Ladies Sprint League and K1 500m Scottish Ladies Champion
Debi Ives – Veteran Ladies Sprint League
Margaret Chapman – Maureen Pennie Cup for top ranked Senior Lady in Marathon ranking list
Calum McAndie – K2 Marathon Champs with Sean Redmond. Junior Men Summer Series 10km, Marathon Short Course Trophy, Junior LD Trophy for top ranked Junior in Marathon and Under 18 Boys Sprint League
Brian Chapman – Winner of Div 6 in the Short Course Marathon ranking list.
Gilbert Speirs – Ayrshire Cup for top ranked Senior man in Marathon Ranking List and the 10K Grand Prix Trophy –
Kirkcaldy Canoe Club – Inter Club Marathon Trophy

Well done to all the prize winners and also to the many others who competed in races throughout the season but narrowly missed out on prizes this time.

SCOTTISH SPRINT CHAMPIONSHIPS

The Scottish Sprint Championships will take place on Strathclyde Park on Saturday 9 September 2017. Racing will begin at 12 noon and further information is available from the following link:
http://canoescotland.org/sites/default/files/resources/documents/Sprint/2017-09-09%20Scot%20Sprint%20Champs%20Info.pdf

Club entries are now being taken and entries should either be written on the Entry Form in the Shed at Kinghorn Loch on club nights or by contacting the club secretary with the following information:

NAME
SCA NUMBER
EXPIRY DATE
DATE OF BIRTH
AGE GROUP
RACES TO BE ENTERED (1000m, 500m, 200m)
K2 PARTNER (IF APPROPRIATE)

All entries should be made no later than Tuesday 5 September 2017. Late entries will only be accepted if lanes are available on the day.

If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact the club secretary.

GLASGOW-EDINBURGH CHALLENGE

This year’s Glasgow-Edinburgh challenge will take place on the weekend of 7 and 8 October 2017.
Further information is available from the following link:
http://canoescotland.org/events/highlighted-events/he-glasgow-edinburgh-challenge-2017

The club are currently investigating various options regarding possible teams based on paddling skills and experience.

If, having read the information, this is something you would like to be involved with or find out more about, please contact the club secretary with the following information.

NAME
TYPE OF BOAT TO BE PADDLED (K1 OR K2)
TOTAL DISTANCE TO BE PADDLED (IN KMS – CAN BE MULTIPLE STAGES)
DAYS AVAILABLE (SATURDAY OR SUNDAY OR BOTH)

The club will then attempt to establish a team for the event.

A strong support team is also vital if the event is to be a success, if you would like to volunteer to be part of this please contact the club secretary for further information.