Kennet & Avon Canal 145 mile Race (KACR) | London - Bristol


Fri Jul 28 2023 at 06:00 am to Sun Jul 30 2023 at 03:00 am


Little Venice, London, W26ND | London, EN

"The Great Western Run"
Stop-press news: Early checkpoints on the 2023 London to Bristol (KACR) event will now be approximately marathon distance apart, later ones about 15 miles or less.
Organised on the same lines as the GUCR, this 145 mile race follows easy to navigate canal, river and railway paths. Competitors receive comprehensive maps of the entire route which passes through the best of English countryside. KACR is the second of a three race series “The Canalslam” totalling over 400 miles.
Held under UK:Athletics rules and with the kind permission of The Canal & River Trust, this non-stop 145 mile race race is from Little Venice, Paddington to the heart of Bristol. The route takes the Grand Union Canal towpath to Slough, the Jubilee River and River Thames paths to Reading, the Kennet & Avon Canal towpath to Bath, and finally the River Avon path, to finish at the Lightship John Sebastian in Bathurst Basin. Competitors are recommended to have their own support crews, but up to 50 Unsupported runners can be catered for by the Organisers, CANALRACE C.I.C..
Supported (own crew) £65; Unsupported (tended by organisers) £105
Course Records
Men: 25:48 Paul Beechey (2017); Ladies: 32:46 Wendy Shaw (2018)

Where is it happening?

Little Venice, London, W26ND, United Kingdom

Event Location & Nearby Stays:

Canalrace CIC

Host or Publisher Canalrace CIC

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