The Waterside Series
Of Canoe Races

Organised by: Newbury Canoe Club

Sponsored by: Marsport
With grateful help from Adventure Dolphin

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2021 Results
A,B,C & D..
...Cancelled
2021 Summer


2020 Results
A Canceled
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D Canceled


2019 Results
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S Results


2018 Results
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C Cancelled
D Cancelled


2017 Results
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2015 Results
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2022 Waterside - entries NOW Open



2022 Waterside - Entries Now Open
Released: 15th January 2022
( Please enter the Series option when entering all four races, alternatively enter each Race individually )
Series or Races can be selected and entered here


More information will be posted here in due course( starting windows, U18 signature policy etc.... )
Please familirise yourself with the Rules and the Info sheet for more information.

Entries have risen by 2 Pounds to cover the following:
- BC Levies (1 Pound)
- Online payment
- Use of the upgraded/refurbished Newbury Waterside Centre
- Absorbtion of inflation costs of port-a-loos etc...
Seniors: 17 Pounds/seat and Juniors 13 Pounds/seat, with a reducton of 4 pounds for Series entries.

Waterside 2022 Series Dates
The Waterside Series of Marathon Races comprises of four races held on the Kennet and Avon Canal in the Spring.
They are organised by Newbury Canoe Club and sponsored by Marsport UK.
The dates for the 2022 Waterside Series of races are:-

Race A 20th February 2022Great Bedwyn to Newbury13.5 miles 21 portages
Race B 6th March 2022Newbury to Aldermaston & Back17.5 miles 19 portages
Race C 20th March 2022Pewsey to Newbury23 miles 35 portages
Race D 3rd April 2022Devizes to Newbury34 miles 35 portages


2022 Files
2022 Rules
2022 Information Sheet

Support Crew Etiquette
Paddling Etiquette
Waterways Code Leaflet



Newbury - Parking
( Note: Trailer Drivers still please use Faraday Road [RG14 2AD])
There is a major change to the route to Newbury Wharf [RG14 5AS].
Please see the annotated Maps






The Waterside Series is recognised as being the classic build up for the Devizes to Westminster Race.
[ Check out other events to help with your Pre-DW training here ]

However. the Waterside Series offers its own challenge, and to complete the series is an achievement in itself.

There are 13 classes:-

K2 SeniorK2 VeteransK1 JuniorJunior/Vet
K2 JuniorK2 MixedK1 LadiesC2
K2 LadiesK1 SeniorK1 VeteranC1
K2 Junior Ladies

There are prizes for each race, and the Series Trophies are awarded at the end of the fourth race, to the crew who has completed all 4 races in the fastest total time in each class.

In addition there are Series Senior, Junior & School team events, for any combination of 3 to 8 paddlers in a minimum of 3 boats.

Two Canadian sub-categories (qualifying for Series prizes): Ladies C2 Ladies C1

Other Series trophies are:-

Services TrophyFor the fasted crew (in any class) representing a Uniformed Service
Keith Donkin CupFor the fastest K1 Veteran Master, male or female (over 50 on 1st January of year of race)
Junior Ladies K2 Trophy
presented by Kimbolton School
For the fastest Junior Ladies K2
School Teams Trophy
presented by the Schools Canoeing Association
For the fastest team in the Junior Team Event representing a school.
John Baggs Trophy
presented by Bedford School
For the fastest Junior C2
Lyn McLaren Trophy For the fastest Junior Mixed K2
SKB Award For the fastest Masters K2 (both paddlers over 50 on 1st January of year of race).





2020 Photographs
So far we have links to photos taken during the Series:-
Mike Beaumont: Link
Tony Smith: Link
2019 Photographs
So far we have links to photos taken during the series:-
Race A: Gary Kinghorn: Link
Series: Mike Beaumint: Link
Series: Tony Smith: Link


Contact Information

Race Organiser: Clive Williams

Send completed entries to:

Waterside Series Entry,
Mike Richman,
35 Kingsley Close,
Newbury,
Berkshire.
RG14 2EB

Cheques written out please to: Newbury Canoe Club
( please refer to the Online Banking Statement if considering paying via this method )
( ALSO please if possible photocopy your BC (or other) Card(s) on the reverse of the Printed Entry form )

Race day Emergency / Retirement Contact number: 07870 769687 (Only to be used on each race day - New in 2019 onwards)

Email: info@watersideseries.org.uk


 

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