Distance/Skills Events Listing

For those experienced rowers looking for some fast action this season, ONEC promotes a number of races around the Ottawa area, as well as some a little further afield. Members may borrow club boats for these events and transport them either on top of their cars or on the club trailer. The dates of this season’s (2016) races are:

Festirame
Sat., July 9
42 KM marathon
Lake St. Jean, Québec
http://www.festirame.com/

CSM full, half and quarter Marathons
Sun., Aug. 28
21 KM, 42 KM
ONEC, Ottawa, Ontario
http://www.onec.ca/rowing/canadian-sculling-marathon/

Head of the Madawaska (Burnstown)
Sun., Sept. 11
various distances
near Arnprior, Ontario

Head of the Rideau (ORC)
Sun., Sept. 25
5 KM
804 Hog’s Back Rd., Ottawa, Ontario
http://www.ottawarowingclub.com/hotr.html

ONEC Buoy Race – a fun skills event
Sat., Oct. 1
about 3 KM around buyos off ONEC boathouse
Ottawa, ON
http://www.onec.ca/rowing/

Head of the Genessee
Sat., Oct. 1-2
3 miles
Rochester, NY
http://www.rochestercommunityrowing.org/events/head-of-the-genesee/

Head of the Trent
Sun., Oct. 2
5 KM
Peterborough, Ontario
http://www.headofthetrent.ca/

Icicle Chase
Sat., Oct. 15
Peterborough, Ontario

For some of these events, organizers prefer that participants from each club register together. Please contact Gillian at gillian_williamson@hotmail.com about registering and booking boats, or if you have any questions regarding races.