Project Paddle Milwaukee Message Board › New Meetup: The Milwaukee River Marathon
|A former member||
Announcing a new Meetup for Project Paddle Milwaukee!
What: The Milwaukee River Marathon
When: Saturday, June 18, 2011 9:00 AM
Where: Estabrook Park
4400 N Estabrook Dr
Shorewood, WI 53211
Water Street Association hosts... A 5 mile canoe and kayak marathon from Estabrook Park in Shorewood to Laacke & Joys in Milwaukee. Paddlers will make a mandotory portage and paddle through a couple rapids in the many river parks of the East Side before reaching the downtown finish line. The marathon will raise awareness of the underrated Milwaukee River and its adjoining parks, and will encourage participation in recreational water activities in the City of Milwaukee. 3 Divisions: Division C - Competitive Will launch right away at 9 and is for serious paddles who want to race 50% of profits from this division donated to River Revitalization Division B - Boy Scouts This division is for non-competitive paddlers, families, and Boy Scouts 50% of profits from this division donated to Boy Scouts of America Division A - A is for effort This division is for recreational paddlers and will launch in the afternoon This division will be a team effort, and costumes deduct from your overall team time 50% of profits from this division donated to Art Milwaukee Night Registration includes: - Boat Valet - Boat Number - Transportation from finish to start line - Timing - Tee-shirt - Chance to win prizes from Laacke & Joys Sign up at www.milwaukeerivermarathon.com
Check it out!