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Nelson Downriver Canoe & Kayak Race

The Nelson Downriver Race is intended for anyone interested in canoe or kayak racing – from the slightly experienced to national champions. This 7 mile race is suitable for experienced canoe and kayak paddlers(up to Class II/III- whitewater). Registration & Start: Rte 622 (S. Powells Island Rd) 2 miles from Tye River Rd. Finish: about 7 miles downriver (Course subject to change due to water level).

Date and Time: The 1st Saturday in May
Check In - 9:30am to 11am. Race Start: 11am
Awards & Picnic: 1:30pm (approximate)
Fee: $15
Contact: Emily Harper
Phone: 434-263-7130
Location: Lower Tye River, Nelson County
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