The Ben Ward Cobram 40 Miler
Saturday December 9, 2017
Welcome to the home of the Ben Ward 40 Miler Canoe Race. Hosted by the Cobram Barooga Canoe club, the race, also known as the Murray 40, is held every year normally in December from Yarrawonga to Cobram, a distance of approx 40 miles (66 kms).
A Junior race from checkpoint B to the finish (23 km) for Junior 16 and Junior 14 competitors will also be held. Start time approx 12:50 pm
Sunday December 10, 2017
A race is also held on the Sunday, starting and finishing at Thompsons Beach, Cobram. 3 laps of 8 km each, relay or individual. Enter on the day.
A great opportunity to have a weekend away paddling on the beautiful Murray River.
Above: Busy times at checkpoint A. Below: Thomas Camfield, winner of the 2014 Ben Ward Perpetual Throphy.