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Middleburgh Sloughter Canoe/Kayak Regatta  

Saturday

April 25th, 2020

11:00am

registration:

9:00am

 

Description: This race is slightly over 5 miles through the scenic Schoharie Valley.  Free T-shirts are given to early registrants.

Start Location: Fultonham Park-nRide

End Location:  Timothy Murphy Park, Middleburgh, NY

Distance: 5+ miles

Entry Fee: 

Website: middleburghrotaryny.org

Race Director: Joan Wissert 585-610-6769 middleburghcanoerace2019@gmail.com

Wells Bridge Paddlers Spring Race

Saturday

April 18th, 2020

11:00am

registration:

9:00am

 

Description: All classes start just south of Route 205 Bridge In Oneonta and finish just before the bridge at Wells Bridge (ZRE Parking area).  Recreation classes, C1 W and any class with youth will go directly from the start to the finish, approximately 11.5 mi.  All other classes will turn a buoy in front of Otego fishing access, turn counterclockwise and head upstream to first bridge abutment, turn counterclockwise and finish at Well bridge, approx 13.5mi.

Start Location: Route 205 Bridge, Oneonta, NY

End Location:  ZRE Parking lot, Wells Bridge, NY

Distance: 11.5, 13.5mi

Entry Fee: pre-register $20 ameteur, $30 pro.  Race day registration +$5

Website: NA

Race Director: Bob Wisse 607-432-0045 R.J.wisse7@gmail.com

Wappingers Creek Water Derby

Saturday

April 25th, 2020

 

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Website: aquaticexplorers.org

Race Director: Phil Sylvester Dutydanker@gmail.com 845-464-0053

Upper Ashuelot Canoe/Kayak Race

Saturday

April 25th, 2020

11:00am

registration:

9:00am

 

Description: This is a fun, challenging, twisty, fast current course, with varying water depths - fabulous training for the first section of the General Clinton Regatta

Start Location: Ashuelot River Park, West St., Keene, NH  03431

End Location:  Same as start

Distance: 13 mile Pro; 7 mile Racing; 4 mile Rec and Jr/Sr

Entry Fee: $25.00 Pro, $20.00 Rec and Jr/Sr

Website: 

Race Director: Tim Garland (603-762-3996)  timgarland74@gmail.com 

                       Peter Heed (603-209-2299)  pheed72@gmail.com

Run of Charles

Sunday

April 26th, 2020

 

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Round the Mountain Canoe and Kayak Race

Saturday

May 9th, 2020

11:00am

registration:

9:30am

 

Description: This event attracts solo, tandem and C-4 canoes, solo rec, touring and unlimited kayakers, guideboats and Voyageur canoes. The course is a scenic paddling adventure from Ampersand Bay on Lower Saranac Lake to the mouth of the Saranac River across from Bluff Island, down the Saranac River over 1 short carry around the Lower Locks, through Oseetah Lake to the Finish on Lake Flower into the paddler friendly village of Saranac Lake.

Start Location: Ampersand Bay Resort on Lower Saranac Lake.

End Location:  Lake Flower, Saranac Lake

Distance: 10.5 mi

Entry Fee: $25 per person - $20 for AWA members

Website: www.adirondack90miler.com

Race Director: Brian McDonnell AWA race hotline 518 891 2744 
                       adirondack90miler@gmail.com

The Wild Goose Chase

Saturday

June 6th, 2020

11:00am

registration:

9:00am

 

Description: A 9 mile and 5 mile (recreational) race on the Housatonic River in Lenox, Ma. for canoes, kayaks and SUPs.  The race is out and back and has everything a good racing river should have-lots of turns, narrow sections, shallow and deep water.  Lots of categories and prizes and lunch for everyone following the race!

Start Location: Decker Boat Launch on New Lenox Rd, Lenox, MA

End Location:  Same as start

Distance: 9mi, 5mi

Entry Fee: $15 includes przes and lunch

Website: NA

Race Director: Patty - patty@joshbillings.com 

Armond Bassett Canoe & Kayak Race

Saturday

June 20th, 2020

9:30am and 11am

registration:

9:00am

 

Description: 6 mi pro C1 race first, followed by the other races.  Loop course on the Genesee river.  

T-shirts to the first 75. Awards and food available after the race

Start Location: Genesee Waterways Center 149 Elmwood Ave., Rochester, NY 14611

End Location:  Same as start

Distance: 10 mi, 6mi C1-pro, 3 mi fun race

Entry Fee: Pro $40, Ameteur $25, 16 & under $10

Website: 

Race Director: Tim Henning (585)738-8410 thenning3@rochester.rr.com 

                        Kevin Berl (585)733-4043 K_berl@msn.com

Tupper Lake 8-Miler

Saturday

June 27th, 2020

11am

registration:

9:30am

 

Description: The race goes up the Raquette River to the Oxbow and returns to the Boat Launch.  Very beautiful section of River in the Adirondacks.

Start Location: Tupper Lake Boat Launch on Simon Pond

End Location:  Same as start

Distance: 8 miles

Entry Fee: $25

Website: 

Race Director: Roger Gocking, 518-354-8377, rgocking@roadrunner.com

Celebrate Paddling Invitational

Sunday

June 28th, 2020

10:00am

registration:

9:00am

 

Description: Join us for paddle sport competition for a variety of human powered craft and individual abilities. There will be youth and novice events, several war canoe challenges on a 1 mile course; Family and novice races on a 3 mile course and Canoe, Kayak, Guide boat, SUP races on a 10 mile course out to Oseetah Lake – No carries. There will be boat demos a used boat sales area and several vendors. We have partnered with the Chamber of Commerce to make this a family and community oriented festive event in the “Paddling Capital of the Adirondacks!”

Start Location: Lake Flower in Saranac Lake, NY

End Location:  Same as start

Distance: 1 mile, 3 mile and 10 mile courses

Entry Fee: $25 per person - $20 for AWA members Youth are Free

Website: www.adirondack90miler.com

Race Director: Brian McDonnell AWA race hotline 518 891 2744 
                       adirondack90miler@gmail.com

Barge Chaser Canoe and Kayak Race

Sunday

July 12th, 2020

10:00am 

registration:

9:00am

 

Description: Fun looped course between lock 8 and 9 on the Mohawk River.  Picnic to follow race. (bring a dish to share of $5 for the picnic - max $10 for family).  There is free primitive camping on private land adjoining Lock 8 and Maalywyck  Park.  Come do the Electric City Regatta and stay the night!

Start Location: Kiwanis Park, Route 5S in Rotterdam Junction (between Schenectady and Amsterdam)

End Location:  Same as start

Distance: 3 miles (recreational classes) and 10 miles on the Mohawk River (between Lock 8 and Lock 9)

Entry Fee: $15 and $5 for youthouth. Picnic will follow.  Bring a dish to share or pay $5 if you want t

Website: 

Race Director: Linda and Bob Cooley,  518-393-9201, cooleylinda9@gmail.com

BluMouLA-BuFuRa (The BML Bouy Race)

Sunday

July 26th, 2020

10:30am

registration:

8:30am

Captain's meeting:

10:00am

 

Description: BluMouLA-BuFuRa, the Prettiest Darn Race in America, offers 14, 7, and 1.5 mile courses amid spectacular scenery.  Our long race proceeds through the three lakes of the Eckford Chain to a buoy-turn in Utowana Lake, returns through Eagle Lake and turns left to follow the shores and bays of Blue Mountain Lake clockwise the long way back to town.  The seven-miler is the clockwise loop alone, no easy race either.  The hotly competed 1.5 mile course circles the nearest island to town and returns.  Open bays, narrow channels, and pristine water circled by mountains.  With a race distance for everyone- you’ll love it, bring friends.

Start Location: Blue Mountain Lake Town Beach (registration at fire station across from beach)

End Location:  Same as start

Distance: 13mi, 7mi, 1.5mi options

Entry Fee: $35 for adults, $30 pre-registration (on website)

Website: www.BMLBuoyRace.com

Race Director: Aims "Andy" Coney - AndyConey@PObox.com

Wells Bridge Race

Saturday

August 22nd, 2020

10:00am

registration:

8:30am

 

Description: 9 mile race - all NYPRA classes. 

6 mile race - C1 only (for those paddlers and their partners who also paddled in the C2 in the morning race). Special awards for those who complete both races. Both C2 partners must also compete in C1 to be eligible. 

Loop courses on the Susquehanna, starting and finishing at the Zaveral paddle shop in Wells Bridge NY Start going up stream, around a turn, and finishing downstream. Snacks and 

Start Location: Corner of Bridge St and Route 7, Wells Bridge, NY

End Location:  Same as start

Distance: 9 mi, plus options 6 mi C1

Entry Fee: $25 (addtl $5 for C1 6 mi)

Website: 'Wells Bridge Race' on Facebook

Race Director: Phoebe Reese - pwfreese@gmail.com

Adirondack Canoe Classic “The 90 Miler” 

Friday - Sunday

September 11-13th, 2020

8:00am

registration:

must pre-register

 

Description: The 38 th annual paddle sport extravaganza from Old Forge to Saranac Lake

Over three days we travel en masse following the original "highways of the adirondacks" the inter-connected lakes, rivers ponds and carries from Old Forge to Saranac Lake.  There are solo, tandem, 4-person and Voyageur canoes, solo and tandem kayaks and Adirondack guide boats. There is a 250 boat limit. There are both competitive and "Open Touring" classes. We will focus on the C-2 Stock competitive classes this year. C-2 Stock will go out immediately after the Open Touring waves. Last year there were more than 150 paddlers who earned their first 90 Mile Finisher pin.

Start Location: Changes from Day to Day - see site for details

End Location: Changes from Day to Day - see site for details

Distance: 90 miles

Entry Fee: $200 per person, ($175 for people under 23 years of age to encourage more youth participation in the sport.) $50 late fee per person for paddlers signing up after July 20

Website: www.adirondack90miler.com

Race Director: Brian McDonnell AWA race hotline 518 891 2744 
                       adirondack90miler@gmail.com

The Josh Billings Triathlon

Sunday

Sept 13th, 2020

9:30am

registration:

NONE RACE DAY

 

Description: The 44th Josh is a paddle triathlon: 27 mile bike, 6 mile canoe/kayak/SUP, 6 mile run through 5 towns in the beautiful Berkshires.  44 categories for teams and iron persons and we have a matchmaker to help put teams together.

Start Location: Price Chopper parking lot in Great Barrington

End Location:  Tanglewood 297 West Street Lenox, MA

Distance: 6mi paddle (27mi bike, 6mi run)

Entry Fee: Varies depending on category

Website: www.joshbillings.com

Race Director: Patty - patty@joshbillings.com

Long Lake Long Boat Regatta

Saturday

September 26th, 2020

11:00am

registration:

9:30am

 

Description: We close out the Adirondack race series by partnering with Long Lake Recreation and Tourism to host a number of events– The North American Voyageur Canoe Championships, The C-4 College Co-ed Cup, and The Adirondack Kayak Championship on a 10 mile figure of 8 course. We welcome all NYMCRA classes and an Anything Goes Category.  Lots of fun in Long Lake! BBQ hosted by the Long Lake Lions.

Start Location: Long Lake Beach across from the Adirondack Hotel

End Location:  Same as start

Distance: 10 miles

Entry Fee: $25 per person - $20 for AWA members

Website: www.adirondack90miler.com

Race Director: Brian McDonnell AWA race hotline 518 891 2744
                       adirondack90miler@gmail.com