Sat, Apr 30|
Brooks Lake, Sugar Land
2022 ACA Marathon ICF National Championships and Team Trials
Time & Location
Apr 30, 2022, 9:00 AM
Brooks Lake, Sugar Land, Brooks Lake, Sugar Land, TX 77478, USA
About the event
The Sugar Land Kayak Racing Club is excited to announce that the 2022 ACA Marathon Championships & Team Trials will be held Saturday, April 30th on Brooks Lake in Sugar Land, Texas.
Start time is 9am.
A map of the race course (along with other information) can be found here: http://www.houstoncanoekayak.org/Raceinfo.html
Categories: Juniors = ages 15-17 U-23 = ages 18-22 Seniors = ages 23-35. Note that older athletes are allowed to compete in this class, and often do. Masters = ages 35+ Seniors kayak men – 8 laps, 7 portages (24 km / 14-miles) Seniors kayak women – 7 laps, 6 portages (21 km / 13-miles) Seniors canoe men – 7 laps, 6 portages (21 km / 13-miles) Under 23 men Kayak – 7 laps, 6 portages (21 km / 13-miles) Under 23 women kayak – 6 laps, 5 portages (18 km / 11.2-miles) U-23 canoe men – 6-laps, 5 portages (18 km / 11.2-miles) Masters kayak men – 6-laps, 5 portages (18 km / 11.2-miles) Master kayak women - 5 laps, 4 portages (15 km / 9.3 miles) Juniors men kayak – 6 laps, 5 portages (18 km / 11.2-miles) Juniors kayak women – 5 laps, 4 portages (15 km / 9.3-miles) Juniors canoe men – 5 laps, 4 portage (15 km / 9.3-miles) Masters Women – 5 laps, 4 portages (15 km / 9.3-miles)
The portage is a 120-meter run with the canoe / kayak that must be executed on each lap of the race following the first lap.
Support crews are allowed at the portage to hand drink bags to the racers as they run by. This is the only place on the course where such assistance is permitted.