The annual K2 (doubles) Breede River Canoe Marathon
will be held on 8 - 9 September 2012 on the Breede River
between the towns of Robertson and Swellendam.
The Breede River Canoe marathon starts with
a 37km first stage from Robertson to Bonnievale on Saturday 8 September
and ends with a 34km final stage
from Bonnievale to Kambati River Resort on Sunday 9 September 2012
: Robertson/ McGregor Bridge, Robertson at 10h00
The event is in its 44th year and is the biggest river marathon in the Western Cape and draws hundreds of competitors. It never fails to impress with all the top paddler combinations from around the country vying for the prestigious title. This year's race will determine the SA K2 River marathon championship titles.
Racing classes also include Mixed Doubles, Husband/Wife, Parent/Child and Siblings making competition even more exciting. They will be looking forward to another Breede Classic as they take on the 70+ km of it, but also the many obstacles they will have to overcome
- the Sliding Weir and
- the low level bridge at Goudmyn,
- Secunda Weir,
- the low-level bridge before Bonnievale
- the Waterfall Rapid, and
- the Swellendam Weir.
Competitors and spectators alike will be treated to an all-consuming battle on the water in all the classes to be raced, at the end of which there will be much telling and re-telling of the stories of both days racing. Contact:
Take a weekend away and enjoy the excitement of the Breede River Canoe Marathon