Berg Marathon tables low river plan for 2018

With the Western Cape still firmly in the grips of the four year-long drought, the organisers of the 57th edition of the annual Berg River Canoe Marathon are determined to stage their annual classic race from 12 to 15 July, even if it requires some lateral thought. “We managed to stage a successful race last year, despite the severity of[…]

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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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