Peak Challenge

  • Peak Challenge Entry Adult

Peak Challenge Entry Adult

£20.00


Overview

Sat 24th Slalom


The Slalom will comprise of a pretty standard slalom course featuring a series of upstream and downstream gates to be completed in order, against the clock with penalties added for missing or hitting the gates. You’ll get two runs with your best counting.  We will use your age and choice of boat to define your class and results will be categorised accordingly. Use whatever boat you feel comfortable in, slalom kayak, canoe, plastic boat, SUP or even C2 – it’s up to you.

9am – 11.30am Free practice. Arrange your own safety.


12pm Run 1.


2pm Run 2. 


6pm Food & social event at Willersley Castle. Please book online.


Sun 25th Downriver


The Downriver race format will be a time-trial type event where each individual is against the clock. This is a point-to-point sprint from start to finish. The race of truth as they call it! The times for this will be used for seeding the Kayak Cross on Sunday – bring your game face or best smile!

9am – 11.30am Junior Slalom Coaching with members of Team GB


12pm – 2pm Downriver time trial


6pm Food & social event at Willersley Castle. Please book online.


Mon 26th Kayak Cross


Monday will see the finale. Based on the new exciting Olympic format of Kayak Cross, we’ll seed paddlers from their Downriver results, and they’ll set off in small groups to negotiate a short course featuring gates and obstacles, as well as each other, in a knockout format. All paddlers will need to paddle a plastic boat for this race to ensure safety for all. Pyranha boats will be available for competitors if they only have slalom boats with them.


9am – 11.30am Free practice. Arrange your own safety.


12pm – 3pm Kayak Cross.


Competitors placings from each event will be taken forward and used to crown overall Peak Challenge Champions of the weekend!

4pm Awards ceremony. Cromford Canal Wharf


Entry Fees: Adult £20. Junior (U18 Jan 1st ) £10. All competitors will receive an event T shirt. This is great value , so there is no reduction for only participating in certain elements of the weekend sorry.