Jock River Canoe Race – a Rite of Spring since 1972!

“A FRIENDLY CANOE AND KAYAK RACE IN EASTERN ONTARIO”

Starting in 1972, the Jock River Canoe race has been a rite of Spring and the unofficial opening the canoeing season for paddlers and racers alike for 45 years.  The 12.5 km race through the Richmond Fen is one of the area’s great springtime adventures.

WHO IS THE RACE FOR?

All paddlers including canoes, kayaks, SUPs, voyageur boats and others are welcome to race. Whether you’re a seasoned marathoner or just want to try it out this race is for you.  Racing experience is not required, simply a desire to join a fun event and to get an early put-in on the water.

RACE DATE:  SATURDAY APRIL 7TH, 2018  

Reset to April 21st … read and monitor changes here.

April 7th has been set as the tentative date is set for the race.  Of course the race is at the mercy of Mother Nature and will be moved to a different Saturday depending on when the river is free of ice.  Changes to the date will be announced on this website.

EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION OPENS:  MARCH 1ST, 2018

Early bird registrations will be available again this year starting March 1st.

Read the full article here and register your boat here …  happy paddling!