Ozzie Gladwin Canoe Marathon Diary Note

 No: ozzie18DN

27 Sept 2018

Embargo: None

 Written by: N/A

Join us for one of the most important FNB Dusi Canoe Marathon front row seeding races

The Ozzie Gladwin Canoe Marathon, one of South Africa's premier one day canoe marathon's, always attracts the top FNB Dusi Canoe Marathon contenders and 2018 will be no different as some of the nations best paddlers fight it out for early season honours.

The race this year will follow the K1 format with the 2018 Dusi being a K1 event and Albert Falls Dam will provide the perfect backdrop for one of the most exciting early season showdowns!

Starting on Albert Falls Dam, the Ozzie Gladwin takes paddlers along a 4km flat water lap before they run a short 1km portage around the dam wall and then get back into their boats for 21km of paddling fun on the upper uMngeni River that winds down to the finish line at Thornvale Farm on the Wartburg Road.

Date: Sunday, 25 November 2018
Albert Falls Dam & upper uMngeni River

The event will also incorporate the ever-popular Guppy race. This race will see hundreds of excited young paddlers take on a course especially designed for them on the Albert Falls Dam.

The 2018 Ozzie Gladwin Canoe Marathon takes place from Albert Falls Dam to Thornvale Farm on Sunday 25 November. More information can be found at www.ozziegaldwin.co.za.

Note to Editors:

Gameplan Media will once again provide a full pre-event build up media service as well as a race day service consisting of a race report, results, high resolution photos and audio clips.

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