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Grand River Canoe & Kayak Race

April 24, 2021

Grand River Hat

Nine-mile Grand River race from Harpersfield Covered Bridge to Hidden Valley Park. Awards to top three finishers in each race category (determined by skill level and boat type). Wear a fun, crazy hat while you race! Click here for event flyer.

Registration begins at 8 am on Monday, March 15. Click here to register. Registration is limited to 140 racers.  

All public health guidelines will be followed at the time of the event. Note that photos are from pre-COVID-19 events.

MADDEST HAT CONTEST Are you mad? (All racers qualify!) Design a hat (or some sort of river-worthy headgear) and wear it April 24. The “maddest hat” wins a prize! The more creative, the better— just go crazy! Hats must be worn during the race and fit under bridges (clearance approx. 140 ft.).

NEW THIS YEAR! Packet pickup available on Friday, April 23, 3 to 7 pm in the shelter at the Environmental Learning Center, 7250 Alexander Rd, Concord Twp. 44077. Race day packet pickup also available at Harpersfield Covered Bridge beginning at 7:30 am. For more information, contact Brian Davidson at 440-256-2118 x4110 or [email protected]


April 24, 2021
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Hidden Valley Park
4872 Klasen Road
Madison Township, OH 44057 United States
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