Race series first established 1987


Test your paddling ability in these informal but

very competitive canoe races.


THREE mile course on flat but moving water.


Start times handicapped from 1.30pm

according to ability and type of boat.


The 2021 series was cancelled due to the

Coronavirus problem


2022 SERIES - Gate 7 Winter Series


Due to ongoing pandemic problems, the winter series will not be held.


It is planned to hold a Summer series this year, and dates will be published here, when finalised.


  Entry fees  2.00 each paddler up to a maximum of 4.00 per boat.

    No charge for paddlers supporting participants with special needs.


     Trophies Four trophies are awarded for monthly competition:-

                                            a)  1st to finish

                                            b)  1st lady

                                            c)  1st paddler with disabilities

                                            d)  1st newcomer

            (N.B. The trophies are not 'for keeps' but have to be returned in time for, or at, the next race).

Engraving is at the discretion and expense of the recipient.



DURHAM ROWING CLUB, Green Lane, Durham City. DH1 3JU


      COURSE:  ONE LAP course starting and finishing at the

      Rowing Club.

               Upstream to Shincliffe Bridge, touch and turn.               

               Downstream to Baths Bridge, (turn at the landing stage/steps which is marshalled).

               Upstream to the finish.



      FURTHER DETAILS:                       

                Contact David Mills on 0191-5491784


          or e-mail at the address on the 'Contact Us' page



Copyright 2006 D E Mills