Musquodoboit River Canoe Race 2017

Date: Saturday, May 6, 2017
Registration: 8-9:30 Elderbank Park
Rec Shuttle: 8:15 Elderbank Park to Crawfords Bridge
Rec Start: 9:00 a.m. at Elderbank Park
Pro Shuttle: 9:15 Elderbank Park to Crawfords Bridge
Pro Start: 10:00 a.m. at Elderbank Park
Cost: $20.00 ($28.00 Non-NSMCRA members)
Divisions: Recreational, Kayak, Open, Marathon C1/C2,Kayak Class Dependant on Speed
Course: All Classes: Start=Elderbank Park; Finish = Crawfords Bridge; Distance = 30 km.
Misc: Food and Prizes to follow event
Contact: Steve Williams 902.488.7158
Notes: This race on the Musquodoboit River is approximately 30km in length, beginning at Elderbank and finishing just beyond Gibraltar Rock. The meandering course has a sandy bottom with occasional ripples and no scheduled portages. Please contact Steve Williams the week in advance if you are planning to participate. Plan to arrive early if you want to take advantage of group vehicle shuttles.
Directions: Take Exit5 off Hwy 102 onto Hwy#212 (Old Guysborough Rd).Turn right onto Hwy 357 and continue to Elderbank Bridge.(approx 35 min. drive). Alternate route from Main St.Dartmouth travel to Musquodoboit Harbour, turn right off Hwy 7 and then left at Musquodoboit Harbour RCMP Depot. Follow river to Elderbank Park.(approx.30-35 mins from RCMP station)
Bathrooms: DNR outhouses will NOT be available for use since the Elderbank Park doesn't open till May. Plan accordingly.

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