Canoe for Clean Water

Oct 20 2012 - 8:00am
Oct 20 2012 - 5:00pm
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On Saturday, October 20th, 2012 Missouri River Communities Network will be hosting the second Canoe for Clean Water Race, Float and Festival. The event will consist of a 46.5 mile canoe/kayak race, the Clean Water 50, starting at Stump Island (Glasgow, MO; mile marker 226.5) at 8:00am and a 15 mile canoe/kayak float, the Clean Water 15, starting at Franklin Island (Boonville, MO; mile marker 195) at 10:00am. All racers will take out at Katfish Katy's (Huntsdale, MO; mile marker 180). We expect all boaters to be out of the water by 5:00pm. A River Festival will be held at Katfish Katy's from 12:00 noon until 5:00 pm. featuring music, food, drink, and educational booths
There will be safety boats on the water at all times. The Canoe for Clean Water is an authorized event of the United States Canoe Association and will include event insurance, a course map, and a safety presentation. All paddlers are required to wear a life jacket , carry a whistle and no alcohol is allowed while on the river.
The event is a fund-raiser to support the Missouri River Communities Network in our efforts to raise public awareness about stewardship of the river. To register for either event go to: www.moriver.org/canoe-for-clean-water