Tue - September 4, 2007

CR-100, Suwanee River Challenge and Marathon, Phatwater Kayak Challenge, Kaw-lloween



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  • Colorado River 100 Race, was run at a high water level this year. No records have been confirmed yet, but preliminary results are already posted (without corrections for the staggered start or any possible time penalties for missed checkpoints). Mike Drost, the race director, is collecting as usual complements for the excellent event organization.
  • 6th Annual Suwanne River Challenge and Marathon, Saturday, October 13, 2007, is hosted by American Canoe Adventures.

    The Suwannee Challenge is a 52-mile race designed to push the limits of even the most serious paddler. The race starts in Fargo, GA shortly after daybreak to give paddlers enough time to finish before nightfall. (Sunrise is 7:35am, and Sunset 7:03pm. Twilight begins about 7:11am and ends about 7:27 pm.

    The Suwannee Marathon is a 26-mile race that starts at the SR-6 bridge over the Suwannee River.

    Both races go through “Big Shoals”, the only Class III white water in Florida. This area is clearly marked for portaging. Support crews are allowed and encouraged for this event


  • 2007 Phatwater Kayak Challenge, on the Mississippi River, Saturday, October 13, 2007 (Port of Grand Gulf to Natchez, MS).

    $1000.00 cash prize to be awarded to first solo who breaks the 4 hour time limit. Current race record is 4:22:02. If 4 hour mark is not broken this year, this cash prize will roll over to the next year, and so on, until the 4 hour mark is broken. Thereafter, $1000.00 per year to first person breaking the existing record.


  • Kaw-lloween Classic on the Kansas River, Saturday, October 20, 2007 hosted by RiverMiles.com. 35 miles from Lawrence to Edwardsville, no portages, low water likely. Are Halloween costumes mandatory?

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