We’re very proud to be supporting the 3rd year now of the Gippsland Lakes Charger Marathon Paddle on Saturday 4th May 2013.
There are two amazing courses available. The first ( the long course ) is a 27km course which runs from Paynesville to Lakes Entrance, the second ( the short course ) is a 13km course which runs from Metung to Lakes Entrance.
This event allows paddlers of all leves of skill, experience, age etc to experience and paddle the stunning world class waterway and open water conditions on offer throughout the Gippsland lakes, in eastern Victoria.
Weither you’re there to race, or just participate to help raise funds and have a great day out, you’ll get to enjoy an amazing paddle on Gippsland lakes and view the spectacular man made entrance that allows the lakes to run into Bass Strait,from Australia largest inland water ways.
Join us in supporting this exciting event for East Gippsland, whether you are a recreational paddler or into serious, distance paddling this will be a challenging and exciting event to be a part of, there’s something for everyone at all levels of skill and experience, all ages, guys and girls.
Two events in one:
- Competitive paddle from Paynesville to Lakes Entrance – 27 km
- Competitive/Recreation paddle from Metung to Lakes Entrance- 13 km
Finish line will be the Lakes Entrance Footbridge.
Download and print a bunch of the event flier please and help distribute them around the place, hand a few to friends, put them up around your local paddle shops, every bit of support helps. Click on the following link for the PDF version of the flier:
For more information, please visit the official event web site and Facebook pages at the following URL’s:
- Website: http://www.gippslandlakesmarathonpaddle.com.au/
- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GippslandLakesMarathonPaddle
All enquiries please contact:
- Event director: Paul King (0417) 154 055 or
- Surf Life Saving Lakes Entrance: Kristine Cordery (0427) 565 607
Accommodation Enquiries contact:
- Lakes Entrance Visitors Information Centre
- Phone: 1800 637 060 or (03) 5155 1966
We’ll look forward to seeing you there, register online now, don’t leave it till last minute or race day ( just creates more rush and work for the event team ), and word is that last one to the finish line shouts the first round at the bar!