Shake up to Berg racing format

Entries for the boldly revamped Berg River Canoe Marathon opened this week, with the organisers offering two tiers of entries for the new team format that will govern the competitive element of the famous four day race from Paarl to the West Coast fishing town of Velddrif from 11 to 14  July. The title will now be decided in  a[…]

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eNewsletter #1

2018 is going to be a huge year for the Berg River Canoe Marathon! Since last year’s race there have been a number of new developments that we are very excited about, brought about through consultation with you, the paddler, and the new faces on the Berg Management Committee – the input of the new members has already been noticed![…]

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Sweeping changes for Berg Canoe Marathon

Sweeping changes have been made to the format of the iconic Berg River Canoe Marathon that will take place from Paarl to Velddrif from 11 to 14 July 2018, modernising the race and adapting to suggestions from its paddlers. The biggest change is the conversion of the race, which has been a solo challenge since it’s inception in 1962, to[…]

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