Outback Steakhouse Canoe Race

And Paddle Day 

July 5 & 6, 2008

Boardman River, Traverse City, MI


Outback C-1 Sprint

Map of Brown Bridge Pond

Map of Hull Park

Traverse City Area Map

 Things you should know!


 MCRA Home Page


Paddle Days











Saturday - C-1 Race starts at 3:00 pm.


·        Entry is $15 with a purse of $500 


·        Race starts and finishes  just downstream of Hull Park.  It will be a multi-lap race, with buoys at Union Street Dam and at Railroad Trestle near Hull Park


·        Winning time will be about 60 minutes


·        Registration starting at 2:00 pm at Hull Park


    Sunday - C-2 Race starts at 9:30 AM.


·        Entry fee is $30 with a purse of $1,500 


·        Race is the same as last year, starting at Brown Bridge Pond, Finishing at Hull Park


·        Four Portages;

      Brown Bridge Dam, Keystone Rapids, Boardman Dam, and Sabin Dam.


·        Keystone Rapids will be a required portage.  Scouting is highly recommended downstream of the portage.


·        Winning time will be about 2 1/2 hours.

·        Registration starting at 8:30 am at Brown Bridge Dam


·        Awards immediately following the race in           Hull Park


***Special Interest***


New Paddle Day Event - Non-race fun for everybody 


A special Outback C-1 Sprint race will be held immediately after the C-1 Marathon Race.  All racers are encouraged to participate in this short feature race!

For Info Contact: Garth Greenan, 13500 S. Partridge Run Road,  Traverse City, MI 49684 boardmanriverrace@yahoo.com