Rod Fry Memorial Race 2015 – please get involved

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Results are HERE.

Please support the race sponsors: Mainpeak Paddlesports, Finn Kayaks, Mosmans Restaurant, Walters Café, The Left Bank Café, Zephyr Café, Dome East Freo, and in Mosman Park: Coles, Pronto Gourmet Butchers & Bakers Delight.

Our annual race is on 15th March, and we strongly encourage all members to either enter or volunteer to help please.

This year we have introducted a Recreational class to entice casual paddlres to join in – it’s only 3km with spot prizes, to please consider this.

To volunteer for one of the 30 or so jobs it takes to run this race (registration, timing, spotting, safety, food etc), please email Lee at rodfryrace@swancanoeclub.org.au .

To register for the event go to www.webscorer.com/register?raceid=37501

To view the event Poster click here.

EVENT DETAILS:

Sunday, 15th March 2015.

Meet at Swan Canoe Club, Johnson Parade, Mosman Park, for this annual 10.5km race to Fremantle and return. There’s a short course of 3km for guppies as well.  Cash prize $250 for the winners of the two most contested kayaking and ski classes. Other prizes from many sponsors as usual.

Race classes are: K1, K2, Molokai Surf Skis, Spec Surf Skis, Plastics and Sundries & Recreational. Age groups are Guppy, Under 18, Open, 35+, 45+ and 55+. Female and Male. Classes and age groupings with insufficient entries will be combined with other related groupings.

K2 – enter as a Team, then place your two paddler names in the “(Teams only) Member Names” field.

Note the new “Recreational” class this year – to encourage our non-competitive members to come and enjoy the day without feeling any pressure to win – paddle 3km. Only spot prizes in this class and no place getters!

ON THE DAY:

Registration confirmation:      7:00am-8:00am SHARP
Briefing:                                       8:30am
First grid away:                          9:00am

Join in the socialising afterwards with a sausage sizzle. Cakes and light refreshments available as well as the raffle and handing out of spot prizes whilst results are being worked out.

NO late entries will be accepted on the day after 8:15am.

NAMING OF THE RACE:

The race is named after the late Rod Fry who was a long-time member of our Club and a keen and nationally successful C1 and C2 slalom paddler. He was sadly killed in a car accident whilst returning from a paddling holiday at Yallingup. There are lots of photos of him at the Club.

Questions: please call Lee on 0458 720 038 or email rodfryrace@swancanoeclub.org.au