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Black Fork River Canoe & Kayak Race

June 26, 2021


Canoe, Kayak, and Standup Paddleboard owners this is the perfect opportunity for both veterans and newcomers alike to get out and enjoy the beautiful waters of Charles Mill Lake. The Black Fork River Canoe & Kayak Race will be held on Saturday, June 26th with the start line at the boat ramp at 1272 SR 430 in Mifflin.

There will be a six-mile loop race as well as a three-mile novice race for beginners. There will be classes for men, women, and mixed teams. Awards will be presented to the top three finishers in each class. All types of canoes, kayaks, and SUPs are welcome. Recreational paddlers who don’t race regularly will easily be able to complete the three-mile race, while hardcore racers will enjoy the challenge of the six-mile course.

The entry fee is $20 per person. Registration starts at 8 AM with a mandatory pre-race meeting at 9:30 and the race beginning at 10:00. The fee includes a T-Shirt for all paddlers. All paddlers must have a personal flotation device.

  • Race Day Registration starts at 8:00. 
  • There is a mandatory pre-race meeting at 9:30.
  • The racing starts at 10:00.  This will be a mass start.
  • USCA rules will govern where applicable.
  • Meet at the boat ramp, 1272 SR 430, Mifflin, OH 44805

Race Flyer

Walt Markwell 330-807-6337 or [email protected]
Al Williams 419-631-8927 or [email protected]


June 26, 2021
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Race Organizer

USCA Ohio Division
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Race Classifications
 C-2 Men Standard/Pro Boat K-1 Sea Kayak C-2 Men Recreation K-1 Unlimited C-2 Mixed Recreation, K-1 Recreation Men/Women C-2 Novice,  K-1 Novice


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