Seven members of the club went to the National Marathon Championships at Reading, most taking part in both K1 and K2 classes across two days of racing.
Everyone did well at this prestigious annual event, but none more so that James Smythe who came 5th out of a field of 26 in his singles race and partnered Stuart Dunn to a Gold Medal in doubles.
25.2km, 2 portages
SMK2: Joe Fitzpatrick & David Gurney [CLM] 15th (2:09:54)
SMK1: Joe Fitzpatrick 12th (2:00:10)
U23 SMK1: David Gurney [CLM] 13th (2:03:10)
12.6km, 1 portage
O44 VMK2: James Smythe & Stuart Dunn [IND] 1st (56:32)
O44 VLK2: Kerstin Queeney & Catherine Ayling [MAI] 4th (1:08:26)
O49 VMK1: James Smythe 5th (59:58)
O49 VLK1: Kerstin Queeney 5th (1:15:37)
O54 VMK2: Mike Panrucker & Chris Sze 15th (39:23)
O59 VMK1: Chris Sze 9th (41:46)
O64 VMK1: Gordon Bullock [BAD] 7th (45:41)