Transportation for you and your watercraft will be provide from Peterborough to Stoney Lake where you will start your quest.  After Stoney Lake and Clear Lake, you will navigate 8 portages (longest being 100 yards) down the Trent-Severn Waterways, past the Lift Locks and finish on Little Lake in Peterborough.

Course Description: Start on Stoney Lake, to Burleigh Falls, to Clear Lake, at Youngs Point - portage Lock 27 to Katchewanooka Lake. At Lakefield, Lock 26, portage to Trent Severn Waterway and follow down to Little Lake portaging 6 more locks, the longest being the Lift Locks 160m and the shortest being 80m.

If you zoom in on maps provided on website you will see how far apart each lock is.

Register before Feb 28th:

Solo racers - $95, Tandem racers - $90 per paddler

From March 1st to April 30th:

Solo racers - $105, Tandem racers - $100 per paddler

From May 1st till June 21st:

Solo racers - $115, Tandem racers - $110 per paddler

** OMCKRA members - NO addition charges - NON-Members - $8 Fee (Insurance coverage)

To become an OMCKRA member, please visit their website at:

 * If you have raced in the 10K or 50K - Your entry for the Family Race is Free


  • Register before June 1st to guarantee a shirt size

  • Check-in at Beavermead Park: June 21st - 2pm to 8pm

  • Race Transportation - June 22nd -Bus will leave promptly at 7:00am from Beavermead Park

  • Race Briefing - 8:00am

  • Race Start - 8:30am Solos/ 8:35am Tandem

  • Awards - 5:00pm


Race Categories

  • Pro C2 Marathon - OPEN

  • Pro C2 Marathon - Mixed (Provincial Race)

  • Stock C2 - OPEN

  • Stock C2 - Mixed (Provincial Race)

  • C2 - Mixed

  • Rec Tandem Canoe - OPEN

  • USCA C1 Marathon - OPEN

  • Stock C1 - OPEN

  • HPK K1-High Performance Kayak - OPEN

  • ICF K1 - OPEN

  • Touring Kayak - Male/Female

  • SUP Male/Female

Any questions, please go to Racer Info or email:   

We would be glad to clarify any specs not on the Racer Info page.



What you get with your Registration

  • stunning views of the waterways & lakes of the Kawarthas

  • challenging race course

  • morning coffee

  • transport from Peterborough to the start (pick up at Beavermead Park)

  • shirt

  • aid stations

  • awesome volunteers

  • support boat in case you need it

  • southern style BBQ (from local restaurant)**

  • 1 locally brewed beer (beer tent)

  • live music

  • awards/draw prizes

**Vegetarian BBQ Option available, kindly advise Race Director by email

OMCKRA - Ontario Marathon Canoe Kayak Racing Association