Development of Masters’ competition in Marathon

Following the survey to gather views about the masters’ competitions the Marathon committee have reviewed the results and found that it showed support for

  • Staying with the present format
  • Staying with the present distances:

Categories

2016

2016

K1/K2 Masters men (35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54,)

6 laps/5 portages

22,6 km

K1/K2 Masters men (55-59, 60-64)

5 laps/4 portages

19 km

K1/K2 Masters men (65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80-84,etc.)

 

5 laps/0 portages

19 km

K1/K2 Masters women (35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64)

 

5 laps /4 portages

19 km

K1/K2 Masters women (65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80- 84, etc.)

 

5 laps /0 portages

19 km

C1/C2 masters men (35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54)

5 laps /4 portages

19 km

C1/C2 masters men (55-59, 60-64)

5 laps / 4 portages

19 km

C1/C2 masters men (65-69, 70 +)

5 laps / 0 portages

19 km

 

  • Portages for age groups under 65, no portages above 65)
  • No enforcement of wash hanging rule
  • Staying with 5-year age groups
  • Staying with the age group definition for doubles as per our rules, unless the proposal to the Congress on this issue decides otherwise.

 A copy of the results from the survey are cane be found here.

Tim Cornish