The Guppy Race hosted at the ICF Marathon Championships on Saturday 9 September 2017, was not part of the official program, but was squeezed inbetween races due to popular demand and what an awesome opportunity to encourage youngsters to become world marathoners!! more than 60 littlies below age of 12 participated making it the biggest race of the event!
GCU paddlers made their mark with Lynton Oelofse (Lik) finishing 4th in 0:14:59 as the 3rd Under 12 bronze medallist boy and Ameerah Hank (FLCC) finishing in 0:15:43 as the first Under 12 girl paddler while a number of others participated just because they could and enjoyed the competition!!
We can learn a lot from the sheer enthusiasm and enjoyment displayed by these young paddlers!! Well done all!!