The 35th Annual Outdoors, Inc. Canoe and Kayak Race is the largest one of its kind in the Southeastern United States. Over 500 paddlers who range from recreational to expert participate from all over the world, from Olympians to World Champions and World Record holders. It was voted “Best Race in America” by Paddler Magazine and has been featured in multiple publications, such as Southern Living Magazine.
The race will be held on Saturday, June 18 at 10 a.m. The race begins at Greenbelt Park and finishes at Mississippi Harbor Park. All barge traffic will cease for the day of the race as ordered by the US Coast Guard. Memphis Police and Harbor Patrol will be on duty. Remember to leave the park cleaner than you find it!
To register: visit any Memphis Outdoors, Inc. location or go to http://www.outdoorsinc.com/pages/canoe-race.
Registration ends: 6 p.m. on Friday, June 17th
Check-in: Saturday, June 18 at 7 a.m. at race start site, north end of Greenbelt Park