15 km - NO portages, NO rapids flat-water race starts and finishes at the Rue des Deux-Rives bridge in Carignan 5 min away from the Chambly Canal.
Directions to start
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GPS : 2811 Rue des Deux Rivières, Carignan, QC, Canada
PARKING:Please use both side of the Rue des Tulipes.
RESTROOMS: Public restrooms will be avilable at the depaneur corner rue des Deux-Rives and rue des Tulipes
Directions to finish line by car
Same as start
C2 Marathon Canoe (Pro Boat)
C2 Pleasure Canoe (Stock)
C1 Marathon Canoe (Pro Boat)
(ICF & Marathon)
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Results from 2010
Results from 2011*modified course*
Pictures from 2010
CHAMBLY CANAL KAYAK RACE
Location has changed for 2012
(Rivière L'Acadie, Carignan, Qc)
Online registration closed - Race Cancelled
Race Description (new)
First Start will be at 10:00 am.
Paddlers will go south-ouest on L'Acadie river and this races has no portages. The start of the race will be held south of the Rue des Deux-Rives bridge. Participants will paddle and do a U-turn before the Perreault bridge and paddle back torwards the start line.
Even if you are not taking part in the race, it is useful to know where the competitors will be heading to, so that you can plan when to be at home playing on the PartyPoker site and when to hurry out to catch the excitement of the pladdling.
at 3.5km you will cross under the Hwy 112 bridge
at 4.5km you will cross under the Rue Marie-Anne bridge
at 4.8km you will cross under the rail road tracks CN bridge
at 7.75km you will see a marker close to the Perreault bridge
Please turn from Right to Left
The finish line will be on the River at the same location as the Start.
Fairly easy access to the water will be at the disposition of paddlers from start to finish. No docks will be available.
We only accept Online Registration for this Race.
Last minute registration on race day will notbe accepted.
Junior: (19 years old and under)
15$ per paddler for Juniors
Senior: (20 years old and older)
28$ per paddler
*Registration are not refundable.
Race day information
You must pick-up your number at the information/registration tent between 8:30 and 9:30 AM in the park next to the start line.
The Pre-Race Meeting will be held 30 min before the start of the race.
First Start 10:00 AM
We will do wave starts according to time and speed of paddlers.
Your wave number will be tagged on your boat number.
Boat number need to be taped on the left side of your boat.
Please bring back your boat numbers when the race is finished.
Join us after the race for the post race meal and awards.
Sponsor gifts and prizes will be distributed at the award ceremony following the race.
For more information please contact us.
You are ultimately responsible for yourself, think safety first, before, during and after the race.
- To take part in the race, every participant must register online prior to the race.
- Every racer must carry a Canadian Coast Guard approved life vest with them.
Life vests must be accessible at all times. If race officials determine that conditions warrant it, all racers will be required to wear their life vests.
- There will be safety boats on the course and assistance will be available on portages.
- All portages will be clearly delimited. Please be cautious during portages.
- In the eventuality of a head to head at a turn or portage the rule is first come first serve.
- If you need to leave the race for any reason, please notify an official as soon as possible.
- If you have a cell phone and want to bring it along for safety purposes please do and mention it at the information tent.