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_60377e3441083_rand { min-height: 0; } /* custom css */ .td_uid_7_60377e344120d_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_60377e3442efd_rand { min-height: 0; } /* custom css */ .td_uid_10_60377e34430e6_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 […]

National News

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  • 2021 PA Canoe Sprint Championships Rescheduled Feb 16, 2021
    At their meeting on 13th February, the Board of Paddle Australia (PA) made the difficult decision to support a recommendation that the 2021 PA Canoe Sprint  Championships, scheduled for 17 – 21 March 2021, should be postponed. The decision, taken consistent with the criteria published by PA in July 2020 and after input from the PA Canoe Sprint […]
  • 2020/21 National Competition Update Feb 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.  […]
  • Going to Extremes: New Paris 2024 Extreme Canoe Slalom to Debut at Penrith Whitewater Stadium Feb 15, 2021
    Three and half years out from the Paris 2024 Olympic Games, Paddle Australia is launching its Olympic Extreme Canoe Slalom campaign with the new Olympic canoeing event to premier at the Penrith Open Canoe Slalom Series which is set to kick off on the weekend. While the Tokyo 2020+1 Australian Olympic canoe slalom team of Jessica […]