Great Miami River Races and Treasure Island River Fest!

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Event Date

Sat, Jun 24, 2017

Address

Tipp City, OH

About This Activity

Parking:
Participants are encouraged to park at Treasure Island Park, 409 N. Elm St, Troy, OH 45373.

Registration and Packet Pick - Up:
Check-in starts at 8:00am on June 24th at the Treasure Island Marina. 
Packet pick-up will be available at Adventures on the Great Miami from at 5pm -10pm on Friday June 23rd and at Treasure Island Park in Troy starting at 8am on June 24th.

Race Course:

The 12.1 mile race - 10am
A 12.1 Mile course starting at the Treasure Island Park in Troy and traveling along the beautiful Great Miami River and finishing at Adventures on the Great Miami. The course does include a short 100ft portage around a Low Dam in Troy.

Race participants will launch at 15 min increments starting at 10:00am. All participants must finish by 9:00pm or will be disqualified and transported back to Adventures on the Great Miami. Once you've completed the race, you and your boat will be transported back to Treasure Island Park.

The 2 x 2 - 3pm
Launching from Treasure Island Park, this 2 mile up and 2 mile back race will take you up river and then finish back at Treasure Island Park.

The 500 Meter Bridge Sprint - 5pm
Launching from Treasure Island Park, this all out sprint will travel 500 meters to the Adams Street bridge.

Classes
This year we are introducing three classes for all three races.

Racing Class: Racing class is for any individual participant using a kayak over 14 feet long.

Individual class: Individual class is for any individual participant using a kayak, canoe, or S.U.P. under 14' long.

Team Class: Team class is for any 2 people using a 2 person kayak or canoe.

Safety:
Two trained volunteers will be launched with each heat as a lag team. Two trained volunteers will be posted at every 2 mile increment. 4 volunteers will be posted at the low dam in Troy helping participants safely portage the dam.

Treasure Island Riverfest 
Join us for a whole day of activities at Treasure Island Park. We'll have live music, local brews, food trucks, s.u.p.yoga, an awards ceremony, fun activities and more!

Awards:
For each of the 3 races and then for each class in each race, first place will receive $100 cash and free entry into all of next year's event, second place will receive free entry into all of next year's event and all participants will receive a medal. That's a total of 18 available prizes!


Fees:

**Early Bird Pricing Ends May 14th at Midnight!**

(non-refundable, non-transferable, does not include canoe or kayak rental)

12.1 mile river race
$55 ($40 early bird) per individual and racing class (kayak or S.U.P. board), $80 per team class($60 early bird) (two person canoe or kayak)

2 x 2 -2 miles up and 2 miles back
$40($25 early bird) per individual and racing class (kayak or S.U.P. board), $65 per team class($50 early bird) (two person canoe or kayak)

500 meter bridge sprint
$20($15early bird) per individual and racing class (kayak or S.U.P. board), $35($20 early bird) per team class (two person canoe or kayak)

Tri Race Bundle
Enjoy All Three Races 
Individual or Race Class- $105 ($75 early bird)
Team - $145 ($115 early bird)

Canoes and Kayaks are available for rental from Adventures on the Great Miami for $25 per person

All registrations include one t-shirt, one meal from the food trucks at the Treasure Island Riverfest if registered by June 15 and all participants get a medal for each race they participate in.

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