May
15
Aroostook River Spring Runoff Canoe & Kayak Race
Aroostook River Spring Runoff Canoe & Kayak Race
When
Saturday, May 15, 2021
9:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Where
Lower Lyndon Street Boat Landing
Caribou
Cost
$20
Difficulty
Moderate
Add to My Calendar 05/15/2021 9:00 AM 05/15/2021 12:30 PM America/New_York Aroostook River Spring Runoff Canoe & Kayak Race Lower Lyndon Street Boat Landing , Caribou

About This Event

Join us for a canoe and kayak race on the Aroostook River!

Start Point:
Lower Lyndon Street Boat Launch
20 Lower Lyndon Street 
Caribou, Maine
 
End Point:
Forbes Pit
1100 Fort Fairfield Road
Caribou, Maine

Preregistration:
Caribou Wellness and Recreation Center:
55 Bennett Drive
Caribou, Maine 04736

In Person Registration Day of Event: 8:30-9:30am
Race Briefing: 9:30-9:45am
Race Begins:  10am

Race Fees:
$20 per paddler 19 and over
$10 per paddler 18 and under
First 75 registrants will receive a t-shirt

Race Details:
6.2 Miles
2 boats will be released at a time at 1-minute intervals beginning at 10am
Shuttle Service Back to Race Start at completion of race

Awards:
Awards will be at 1pm at the Forbes Pit Boat Launch, 1100 Fort Fairfield, Road, Caribou, Maine 04736

Cash Prizes:

Canoe
1St Place Open** Class 2-person $40
1st Place Open** Class Solo $20
1st Place Recreational Class 2-Person $40
1st. Place Recreational Class Male Solo$20
1st. Place Recreational Class Female Solo$20

Kayak
1St Place Open** Class 2-person $40
1st Place Open** Class Solo $20
1st Place Recreational Class 2-Person $40
1st. Place Recreational Class Male Solo $20
1st. Place Recreational Class Female Solo $20

*All boats must be off river by 12:30pm, otherwise boaters will be responsible for their own safety.

**Race Director has ultimate decision making on classification of vessel.

All Maine Boating Laws are applicable & Coast Guard approved life jackets must be worn.

Event Organizer

Caribou Parks & Recreation Department
Neal Sleeper
Caribou Parks & Recreation Department

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