The Pink Lady® Drakenstein Canoe Race is a new and exciting two day canoe marathon. This race is on the most exhilarating and scenic parts of the Berg River and will be the most fun you could have in a two-day event in the Western Cape. Day 1 of the race stretches from Paarl to Hermon (45km) with Day 2 beginning at the top of the Berg River dam back down to Paarl (30km). The race is rated as a B grade by Canoeing South Africa, opening the race to most paddlers in South Africa. Full Race or Lite, choose the distance that suits your fitness. The total distance of the canoe race is 75km for the full race and 55 km for the “lite race”.
Boogie on the Berg Family Market
On Sunday 14 June at the finish in Paarl Pink Lady® will be hosting the Boogie on the Berg Family Market at the Paarl Rugby Club. At the market there will be market stalls to browse and buy, plus food stalls for everyone to enjoy. There will be live music from The Bottomless Coffee band and a marquee in the garden with chairs to keep all everyone warm, dry and comfortable. Join us at the market from 10h30 and watch the final sprints of the winners on the Berg River. It promises to be an exciting and eventful day for all.
Total Value of Prizes over R80 000!
Making history – Ladies prizes more than Mens
Mens Overall 1st Prize R10 000; Ladies 1st prize R10 001
Remember to enter before 2 June 2015 to qualify for an awesome free paddling shirt!
Bridge prizes also on offer :
Day 1: Hermon Bridge Prize : Win your weight in wine compliments of Riebeek Cellars.
Normal entries close 12:00 – 2nd June 2015 and will cost R450. Late entries will close 12:00 – 11th June 2015 and will cost R650
Pink Lady® Apples and Knysna Racing Kayaks have sponsored a K1 Pink Lady® canoe to help raise funds for the Western Cape Development Teams. To stand a chance to win this lovely canoe, valued at R7 000, you can buy a raffle ticket for R20 on the race weekend.
Join us for the fun side of paddling in the Drakenstein Valley!