Welcome to the Marathon Canoe Club of SA, we hope you enjoy your visit to or web home.

Details of our premier event, the Riverland Paddling Marathon (RPM) can be viewed at this site. You can also access details on other marathon paddling events. Or you can look up the latest weather report, river levels and tide times from the links page.

We hope our web home satisfies your interest and whets your appetite for marathon paddling.

For more information contact the club at MarathonCanoeClubofSA@live.com.au


Riverland Paddling Marathon

The Riverland Paddling Marathon (RPM) is South Australia’s premiere long distance paddling marathon. The RPM incorporates the Murray 200, the Murray 200 Relay, the Murray 100 and the Riverland mini-marathon.

The 3 day event runs from Berri to Morgan over the Queens Birthday long weekend every year in June.
The Riverland Paddling Marathon attracts all types of paddle craft including kayaks, canoes, surf skis, surf boats, dragon boats and stand up paddle boards. Recreational classes are run in conjunction with competitive classes.
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  • Regatta 4 – 12 Dec 2020 Dec 10, 2020
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  • Another successful Team Paddle Challenge! Dec 7, 2020
    Last month saw the running of another successful Team Paddle Challenge event at Blanchetown.  Enjoy the images below, courtesy of official photographers Peter Franz Photography PS: not a real arm injury, just the ‘how to treat a snakebite’ testing checkpoint!  
  • Body of canoeist found six days after going missing in Lake Alexandrina Nov 29, 2020
    /* custom css */ .td_uid_6_600e20ac64e91_rand { min-height: 0; } /* custom css */ .td_uid_7_600e20ac65027_rand { vertical-align: baseline; } Body of canoeist found six days after going missing in Lake Alexandrina https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-12-03/body-of-missing-canoeist-found-during-search-of-lake-alexandrina/12948106 This is a tragic accident on our waterways and until we know all the facts may have been preventable. Remember paddle safely and follow […]
  • Sprint Regatta 7 November 2020 Nov 10, 2020
    /* custom css */ .td_uid_9_600e20ac66e1e_rand { min-height: 0; } /* custom css */ .td_uid_10_600e20ac66ffc_rand { vertical-align: baseline; } Thank you to all who participated and assisted at the sprint regatta last Saturday the 7th of November.  It was very pleasing to see the number of athletes participating with many new faces. Also, we had the […]
  • Paddle Australia Life Membership: Martin Finn Nov 9, 2020
    Congratulations to Martin Finn on receiving Paddle Australia Life Membership at the recent National Awards ceremony. Martin has a history of dedicated service to our sport that spans more than two decades, including the past 23 years as Race Director of the Annual Riverland Paddling Marathon. As Race Director of the RPM he has seen […]

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  • Next Generation Kicks Off Paris 2024 Olympic Cycle at Paddle NSW Sprint Champs Jan 20, 2021
    Introducing Paddle Australia’s ‘Paris 24’ Canoe Sprint Project The next generation of Australia’s up and coming Olympic canoe sprint athletes has kicked off the Paris 2024 Olympiad with the first competition of the new year taking place at Sydney International Regatta Centre last weekend for the 2021 Paddle NSW Canoe Sprint Championships (16-17 January 2021). While […]
  • 2020/21 National Competition Update Jan 15, 2021
    Paddle Australia is continuously monitoring the COVID-19 situation around Australia and its impact on the remainder of our national competition calendar for this season. As can be appreciated, we are confronted with a very fluid situation.  This means that numerous variations to the competition calendar have already been required, and further amendments may be necessary.  […]
  • Paddle Australia and State Paddle Associations Collaborate to Implement the United Paddling Management Project Jan 12, 2021
    In June 2019, with the support of Sport Australia, Paddle Australia and its six State Paddle Associations committed to pursuing the ‘United Paddling Management’ (UPM) project.  The purpose for undertaking the UPM project was to introduce consistent whole of sport processes, procedures and systems that reduce duplication and improve efficiency across the workstreams of strategy, […]