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Kayakers and Canoers wanted!

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All skill levels welcome for Race the Red Canoe and Kayak Races on Saturday, August 7 (backup weather date is August 14)!

Can’t find a kayak to buy this season? Participate in Race the Red for your chance to win this Vapor 12XT kayak. Winner will be drawn from all registered and paddling participants!

Choose your distance, 1.5, 3.5, or 6 miles. Participants will paddle up river to a designated turnaround point, grab a prize, and return down river to the finish. All races begin and end at the south boat ramp at Dike East (100 2nd Street South in Fargo). The first half of each race is upstream. There are awards for 1st place in each category for each distance. Early bird entry fee is $20/person if pre-registered. Entry fee goes up to $25 if registration not received by 5:00 p.m. on August 5th. Canoe rental available for $15. Family and friends can bike/run along the entire course on the Fargo Park District’s trail system, to watch their paddlers.

Registration: Participants can register online on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/…/2021-race-the-red-canoe…

Want to volunteer for this event to help make it a success? Fill out our volunteer form at riverkeepers.org/volunteer#EnjoytheRed