14 Mile Event

Saturday October 5th

Boat Drop off/Check - In: 8:30 A.M

Racers Meeting: 9:30 A.M

Race begins: 10 A.M

Starting Location Address: State Hwy 700, Whitley City, KY 42653

This is a 14 mile loop course race on the Big South Fork. The starting line is at the Alum Ford boat ramp. This race is for intermediate to elite paddlers with the skill and fitness to complete this endurance challenge. Depending on your craft, experience, and river conditions: it will take between 2 1/12 to 4 hours to complete the course. Our cut-off time is 4 hours. This is a great opportunity to push your limits and experience in totality the beauty of the Big South Fork River & Recreation Area.

Paddler will receive:

  • Complimentary Big South Fork Scenic Railway Ticket.

  • Support boats stationed along the course all day in case they are needed.

  • Professional medical and communications coverage on the course.

  • $8 Meal voucher for usage at the Whistle Stop restaurant in Stearns, KY.

  • If you have completed at least 4 events in the overall Kentucky Waterman Series, you will receive a KWS 2018 hoodie.


  • Register by September 28th: $45 (SAVE $10)

  • Register by October 1st: $50 (SAVE $5)

  • Register by October 4th: $55

  • Youth: $15