Gate 7 May Day Canoe Race

(Previously the Conex Canoe Race)

Established 1988


Owing to the restrictions on outdoor activities placed by the government as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, the race due to be held on Monday 3rd May 2021 was postponed.

 The race was held on 

 Bank Holiday Monday, 30th August 2021.

12 noon start at the Pennyferry Bridge (Previously named The Millennium Bridge)

in Durham.


The car parking and access arrangements at the start were altered, owing to the ongoing construction works

at The Sands car park site, for the new Durham Civic Centre


Next year's event is planned for the May Bank Holiday,

Monday 2nd May 2022, 12 noon start.


Click here for details


Registration on the day or

Click here for entry form



Copyright 2006 D E Mills