Spring coming into full force, itâ€™s time to go out and have some fun at
the 34th Annual Lamprey River Canoe Race on April 30th, 2011.
Dust off those canoes and kayaks and come see what the lamprey river has to offer for scenic views and family fun.
competitive race begins at Mary Blair Park in Epping, NH just of of Rt.
27 at 9:30am registration begins at 8:00am and the course is
approximately 7.3 miles long and ends at the Rt. 87 bridge. There are
several event classes, which include menâ€™s solo, womenâ€™s solo, 2-3
person, and a new category this year is the high-schoolerâ€™s. And prizes
will be awarded to the entrants finishing in first, second and third
place in their divisions.
non-competitive race begins in the afternoon race also begins at Mary
Blair Park at 1:00pm. Registration begins at noon. The course is
approximately 3 miles and ends behind Town Hall. Â Certificates of
Completion will be awarded to all entrants.
added this year is a cook-out luncheon available after the morning
race (for a small fee), during the awards ceremony at Mary Folsom Blair Park.
events are held rain or shine and it goes without saying that many of
the competitors get very wet during their trip down the Lamprey.
you think youâ€™d like to take part in this yearâ€™s Lamprey River Canoe
Race, you should either download the registration form at http://www.e-clubhouse.org/sites/eppingnh/
and click on Official Canoe Race Form or visit the Epping Town Hall for
a copy. Cost to register is $15 per person the day of the race or $10
to pre-register. The race is not suitable for all ages.
year the Epping Lions club is proud to be hosting this annual race. And
our goal is to have some fun, show off our scenic river and raise some
money for Epping Lions Club, who in turn, helps local residents.