Racing Events and Results

Scottish Sprint Champs – Aug. 28, 2021 (more here)


  • August 2021 – LKR’s Scottish Sprint Champions and medallists
    • LKR’s 2021 Scottish Champions include Tom Patterson (U12b L 200m, 500m), Findlay Lewis (u16b 200m, 500m, 1000m), Kristina Armstrong (U18g 200m, 500m, 1000m), Gilbert Speirs (MM 200m, 500m, 1000m), Gilly MacWhirter (ML 1000m), Kacper Sroka with Rory Dowling Clark of FCC (Open Men’s K2 1000m), Kristina & Alexandra Armstrong (Open Ladies K2 200m, 500m)

Meet LKR’s 2021 GB Sprint Champions (more here)

Linlithgow Summer Series 2021


The final Summer Series event took place on Linlithgow Loch on Thursday September 9, 2021. Paddlers competed over one of three courses. The final results are available here and the series winners are:

  • 10km (5 laps) – Oliver Bohle (M) & Lizelle Kemp (F)
  • 6km (3 laps) for Juniors & Novices – Szymon Sroka (M) & Katherine Burnett (F)
  • 2km (1 lap) for Lightnings – Rory Tait (M) & Erin Bateman (F)


LKR paddlers perform exceptionally at UK crew boat selection event – May 2021

We were delighted to learn that LKR paddlers Kristina Armstrong and Alexandra Armstrong performed exceptionally well, finishing in top 5 in UK, at the recent crew boat selection event in Nottingham. Both athletes are planning to train and race for a place at the Junior World Championships – selection for which takes place at the July regatta in Nottingham.

There were also 2 LKR boys at the selection event – Kacper Sroka and Findlay Lewis also performed well. 

All eyes and support will be on their next performances in the July regatta in Nottingham. Best wishes to you all!!

Winter and Spring Time Trial Results – for info

The Linlithgow Time Trials (Winter and Spring), take place on the Union Canal, starting from Linlithgow Manse Road Basin. These time trials are suitable for many LKR paddlers & we always enjoy seeing a wide range of enthusiastic paddlers on the water, trying hard to better their previous pbs.

Below you’ll find the results from recent events:
Winter Time Trials, check your results here:

What’s happening in the rest of the year – you may well ask……??

With restrictions easing we wanted to give you a heads up on what usually happens. The list below is provisional and subject to change. As information becomes available, we’ll keep this page updated. If in doubt, please check the SCA website for latest confirmations.

Sprint – view the sprint event calendar here

  • There are two National Sprint Regattas in Nottingham which club members can attend.  3-4 July & 5-6 September – Heats & Finals races over the weekend (qualifying times & registration required). Speak to Derek for details.
  • Scottish Sprint ChampionshipsAugust 28, 2021 at Strathclyde Park (see above).

Marathon – view the latest information about events here, which includes the following:

  • Scottish Marathon Championships will be held at Glasgow Green on the weekend of September 25-26, 2021. The K1 champs will be on the Saturday and K2 on the Sunday. Entries are NOW OPEN – use the links below:
  • Linlithgow / Ratho Marathon run by LKR
  • BC National Marathon Championships
  • Other possible Locations – Further details when available
    • Forth & Clyde Canal, Bonnybridge
    • Forth & Clyde Canal, Auchenstarry
    • Forth & Clyde Canal, Glasgow
    • River Tay, Perth
    • River Forth, Stirling
    • River Spey, Aberlour
  • Scottish Racing Week – normally 5 races held over 8 days at various locations
  • Glasgow to Edinburgh ChallengeOctober 9-10, 2021 – racing over 2 days along the Forth & Clyde + Union Canals. View results here

Ocean Racing
These races vary depending on location and conditions

  • Possible locations:
    • Oban Race (around the Isle of Kerrera)
    • Nairn Sea Race, Moray Firth
    • Coquet Island race, Northumberland
    • Tail-o-the Bank, Firth of Clyde, Greenock
    • Windermere Solstice Marathon (on a lake)