2021 Ruahine Kayaks Rangitikei River Race

When:
17/01/2021

Time: 08:00 am - 03:00 pm

Address:
Rangitikei River- Long Course Utiku to Vinegar Hill, Short- Utiku to Ohingaiti
Toe Toe Rd
Mangaweka, Manawatu-Wanganui 4794
New Zealand

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Phone:
0211586706

Contact Name:
Anne Cairns

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Description

GENERAL INFORMATION
Come along and paddle a beaut stretch of water and get some good kms in on the river...

The race is held on a grade 1-2 rapids on the scenic Rangitikei River and is ideal preparation for the Coast to Coast.
Approved Buoyancy Aid (6.2kg) and Helmets MUST be worn
Competitors must be competent Grade II Certificate paddlers

ACCOMMODATION– Camping grounds are available at Mangaweka and Vinegar Hill (finish) or also options at Awastone Riverside Haven https://www.mangaweka.co.nz/

SHUTTLE SERVICE (Before the Race)
A shuttle bus will run from Vinegar Hill at 9am back to the start (with a pick up at Ohingaiti on the way for any short course paddlers). Drop your kayak off at the start (Utiku) and drive your car to the finish (Vinegar Hill or Ohingaiti), the bus will return you to the start. Cost $20 (pay bus driver). Please contact ‘Mangaweka Adventure Company’ to book this service. Ph 06-3825744, email: info@mangaweka.co.nz Allow at least 1 hour for this.

REGISTRATION -Entry Fee $30
Entries close, Friday January 15th (Lates accepted on the day up to 9.00am, at $10 extra cost)
Registration will be from 8.00am, Utiku Gravel Pit, Toe Toe Road, off State Highway One.
Race briefing 9.45am

PAYMENT-
Direct Deposit to Palmerston North Canoe Club account 03-0718-0392381-00 with ‘Rangi Race’ in particulars and your name as reference.
Cheques payable to: ‘Palmerston North Canoe Club’ and post to PO Box 8095, Palmerston North.

RACE START
First class leaves 10.15am (Recreational, DRR, Sprinters, Innovative etc), short course paddlers will start five minutes after last class of long course racers.

PRIZE GIVING & BBQ
Vinegar Hill Domain, approx 3pm

Email: anniekens@yahoo.co.nz for an entry form or phone Anne Cairns 0211586706 for any details.