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Ohio River Paddlefest Races 2020

August 1, 2020 @ 12:00 am EDT

Welcome to the Ohio River Paddlefest!Bring your SUP, kayak, canoe, tandem, or prone and join The Explore Kentucky Initiative and Stand Up Paddle Cincinnati for the biggest event in the Waterman Series at the Ohio River Paddlefest.Racers will be a part of the nation’s largest paddling celebration, leading 2,000 recreational paddlers down a closed course on the Ohio River, passing through downtown Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky.Race entry includes all Ohio River Paddlefest perks, like free shuttles, and invitation to the Paddler’s Party on Friday, July 31. All proceeds from Paddlefest, including the races, support Adventure Crew and their work with 23 schools, serving a roster of almost 1,000 city teens by exposing them to regular outdoor recreation at no-cost.Paddlefest races will follow the Waterman Series classifications for paddlecraft with youth, mens, and womens divisions.  SUP 14′ and underHigh Performance Kayak (18’1”+)Fast Sea Kayak (16’1” – 18”)Sea Kayak (14′ -16′)Kayak (under 14′) – short race distance onlySolo Canoe (includes outrigger)Tandem Kayak*Tandem Canoe* (includes OC-2)Prone*both paddlers must complete registrationONLINE REGISTRATION CLOSES 11:59 pm on July 28th.  You can register ON-SITE on July 29-31.  NO race day registration.


August 1, 2020
12:00 am EDT
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2944 Humbert Avenue
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