BCN Marathon Challenge 2019

Published: Thursday, 27 September 2018

ONCE again the popular BCN Marathon Challenge will be taking place next year.

The 2019  event will take place on the weekend of the 25th/26th May, starting at 8am on the Saturday from anywhere on the BCN and ending at 2pm on the Sunday in the Oozells Street Loop, to celebrate the 250th anniversary of the BCN arriving in Birmingham.

Cruising log

The cruising log will be distributed shortly, highlights will include:

• Starting location bonus:

Anglesey basin
Bordesley Junction
Cannock Extension canal
Delph Bottom Lock
Fazeley Junction
Parkhead Top Lock
Walsall Town Arm

• Bonus points for navigating the Dudley Tunnel
• Bonus points for best dressed boat, the theme being 250 years of the BCN
• The Shopping Trolley trophy for the largest amount of rubbish collected.

See the BCN web page for details.