Races & Formats
The Avon Descent is not just about the epic 124km two day race. We also run a whole range of shorter races over the festival weekend, with something for everyone regardless of skill level or time commitment.
Avon Descent Full Distance – Single or Double
Avon Descent Relay Team – Team of 2 or 4 – Single Only
A great entry level class or as a way to compete together with friends, the course is split into eight race stages. The team classes can include paddle craft from any of the other non-sundry classes.
Avon One Day Challenge – Single or Double
Not sure you can complete the full 124km? Why not compete in the Day One Only Race where you will race first 52km from Northam to Cobbler Pool in West Toodyay
Avon Surf Challenge – Surf Boats
Single skis, double skis and now Surf Boats will compete on a new 15km circuit course starting and finishing in Bayswater on Sunday/Day 2
Sunsmart Avon Challenge
Avon Power Challenge
Don’t want to compete in the full race but still want some powerboat action? Jump into the Avon Power Challenge in any suitable craft with a 10hp or less motor to compete from Northam to Cobbler Pool (52km) Ages 14 and up!