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2019 Canoe-Kayak Race

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2nd Edition- Canoe-Kayak 11km Race- A Great Success

 

Township of Alfred and Plantagenet, July 3, 2019

 

Last Monday, the second edition of the Canoe-Kayak Race occurred in the Township of Alfred and Plantagenet in Lefaivre, ON.

At the race, 84 competitors came to participate with their different watercrafts. A total of 64 boats were registered at the Canoe-Kayak Race. The starting point was at the Marina of Treadwell and the ending point was at Marina of  Lefaivre, for a total of 11 km. Different league lists were predefined; Recreative to Competitive. The goal of this race was to promote the nautical sports on the Ottawa River in the municipality.

Winner results: Recreative Men’s Kayak Single : Jason Frappier (1:23:00), Sébastien Lavoie (1:23:34); Recreative Women’s Kayak Single: Caroline Prévost (1:30:35), Dominique Lavoie (1:35:39); Students : Tristian Bédard (1:26:19), Charles Burns (1:33:53); Competitive Men’s Kayak Simple : Richard Germain (0:57:12), Michel Daoust (0:57:13); Competitive Men’s/Women’s Kayak Double : Steve Walker  and Pierre Lavictoire (0:59:44), Harold Walker and Julie Carpentier (1:03:03); Recreative Men’s Canoe Double : Marc-André Lamoureux and Vincent St-Onge (1:13:10); Recreative Women’s Canoe Double : Dominique Thibault and Andréanne Lortie (1:18:22).

The event organizer Mr. Dominic Côté said, ''Being happy with the number of participants in this second edition race. Since its number has doubled from the first edition.’’

The Township would like to thank all the organizers, the participants and the volunteers, who made of this day a real success. The municipality invite the population to come in large number to the Canoe-Kayak Race third edition in 2020.

 

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For more information, please contact:

Ken St-Denis, Recreation Director Township of Alfred and Plantagenet | T : (613) 673-4797, ext. 227
Email: kstdenis@alfred-plantagenet.com

Marianne Dicaire, Communications Officer, Township of Alfred and Plantagenet | T: (613) 673-4797, ext. 230
Email: mdicaire@alfred-plantagenet.com


 See the event photos