2021 Pacific Coast Marathon Series


WELCOME TO THE PACIFIC COAST MARATHON SERIES

The Pacific Coast Marathon Series consists of five (5) marathon races hosted by Paddle Queensland Member Clubs across South East Queensland. The Currumbin Creek Paddlers Club will host Race 1 with the Sandgate Paddling Club hosting Race 2. Brisbane Paddlers Club will host Race 3, Wynnum Redlands Canoe Club will host Race 4 and the Varsity Lakes Paddlers Club will host Race 5 the Pacific Coast Marathon Cup.

Race 1 registrations close 11:59pm Wednesday, 12th May 2021!
Registrations will open one (1) race at a time.

Race 1 Course Layout courtesy of Dave Kair and Tony Brown.
“Tony Brown was responsible for the mapping and photos supplied in the carousel. Tony was very generous with his time and the Currumbin Creek Paddlers Club are fortunate to have him as an active and helpful member of our club.” Dave Kair, President.
Race Date Host Club Registrations Close
1 Sun, 16th May Currumbin Creek Paddle Club Wed, 12th May
2 Sun, 13th Jun Sandgate Paddling Club Wed, 9th Jun
3 Sun, 18th Jul Brisbane Paddling Club Wed, 14th Jul
4 Sun, 8th Aug Wynnum Redlands Canoe Club Wed, 4th Aug
5 – Cup Sun, 19th Sep Varsity Lakes Paddlers Club Wed, 15th Sep

Distances
18km, 12km and 6km.

Craft
Single and Double craft only. Canoes, Kayaks, Ocean Skis, Spec Skis, SUPs, Outriggers.

Race Divisons

Series Race Divisions* (Male & Female)
1 2 3 4
18km 12 + Kph 12-10 Kph 8-10 Kph 6-8 Kph
12km 12 + Kph 12-10 Kph 8-10 Kph 6-8 Kph
6km 12 + Kph 12-10 Kph 8-10 Kph 6-8 Kph
The Paddle Queensland Canoe Marathon Technical Committee may regrade a paddler after they have competed in two races. Race speeds may vary due to conditions.

Divison Seeding – Races 1 to 4
Paddlers will select a Race Division for their first race on registration. Your first race time will determine your Race Division for your next race.

Awards – Races 1 to 4
First, Second and Third place. Male and Female Champions per Series and Race Division.

Any general questions please contact Eden on 0408 901 900 or qld@paddle.org.au

RACE 5 – PACIFIC COAST MARATHON SERIES CUP

The Pacific Coast Marathon Series Cup is the finale of the Pacific Coast Marathon Series and will be hosted by the Varsity Lakes Paddle Club.

To qualify for the Cup, you must participate in at least two (2) of the following:
– Pacific Coast Marathon Series Races 1 – 4
– Pacific Coast Virtual Series, Rounds 1 – 6

Distances
18km, 12km and 6km.

Craft
Single and Double craft only. Canoes, Kayaks, Ocean Skis, Spec Skis, SUPs, Outriggers.

Race Divisions will be set following the conclusion of Race 4.

Cup Race Divisions* (Male & Female)
1 2 3 4 5
18km TBC TBC TBC TBC TBC
12km TBC TBC TBC TBC TBC
6km TBC TBC TBC TBC TBC

Seeding
A paddlers average speed over two (2) Virtual Series, two (2) Marathon Series or a combination of two (2) races, will determine their Race Division for the Pacific Coast Marathon Series Cup.

Awards
First, Second and Third place. Male and Female Champions per Series and Race Division.

Any general questions please contact Eden on 0408 901 900 or qld@paddle.org.au