Wavehopper Series

Irwell 2, Wild Water Race Northern Counties Series Regional & Wavehopper Race
Sunday 22 October 2017 

River Irwell, Burrs Activity Centre, Woodhill Road, Bury, BL8 1DA


The course is available from 0930. Competitors are advised to arrive early and walk the course before getting on to practice. It is also advisable to change after practicing and staying warm between the race briefing and getting on for the start of the race.




0930 – 1100 Free practice on river. 

0930 - 1030 Late entries in the car park

1030 Race brief in the car park

1130 First sprint run 1 minute intervals

1230  Second Sprint Run 1 minute intervals


Directly after the second sprint run at approx. 1340 there will be the Club Team Race & open Canadian class all starting at two minute intervals. (We can have a break after the Kayak Team Race for clubs to get back to the start if needed)


1600  (approx.) Prize giving        



Location Burrs Activity Centre Ltd.Woodhill Road, Bury, Lancashire, BL8 1DA Tel: 0161 764 9649 , Fax: 0161 764 9649 , E-mail: bur
Contact Race Organiser: Peter Schofield. 07790 494110 email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
CLASSIC AND SPRINT COURSE The course runs through the Burrs Activity Centre Site from just below the weir on the River Irwell at the top through down to below the road bridge to the get-out at the bottom of the site, river left (i.e. on th