Canoe Kayak Canada (CKC) is the governing body of competitive canoeing and kayaking disciplines in Canada. These three disciplines are sprint, whitewater and marathon. The Marathon Canoe Racing Council (MCRC) is the council within CKC representing Distance Paddle Racing in Canada.
MCRC supports provincial marathon associations, develops Marathon related NCCP Marathon Coaching, Paddler and Officials training programs and coordinates the yearly Canadian selection process for the International Canoe Federation (ICF) Worlds Championships.
Canoe Kayak BC
Canoe Kayak Saskatchewan
Manitoba Paddling Association
Ontario Marathon Canoe
Kayak Racing Association (OMCKRA)
Nova Scotia Marathon Canoe Racing Association (NSMCRA)
MCRC coordinates the yearly selection process for the International Canoe Federation (ICF) Worlds Championships. Athletes must be members of a provincial Marathon organization
The triple crown was established in 1992 and recognizes the performances by athletes who compete at these three top marathon canoe races in North America.