We welcome and encourage everyone to take part, any age, any type of boat, any
combination of paddler. It is a great event suitable, for novice and expert paddlers alike.
The course is a time trial around the Barrow Loop, near Loughborough, comprising
of a gentle warm up along the canal, followed by a short portage, the 3km (1.8 mile)
race itself is along the course of the river Soar, starting below Barrow New Weir and
finishing at the Boat House Public House, where race check in will also take place.