6 Mile Boonesborough to Proud Mary Race



  • Saturday Morning boat Drop off + Check - In: 7 A.M

  • 6 Mile Shuttle begins running from Proud Mary BBQ: 10:15 A.M

    • (9079 Old Richmond Rd, Lexington, KY 40515)

  • Racers Meeting (Mandatory): 11:15 A.M

  • Race begins: 11:30 A.M

Starting Location Address: ( FORT BOONESBOROUGH STATE PARK) 4375 Boonesboro Rd, Richmond, KY 40475

The 6 mile Open Race is a 6 mile downriver ( flat-water) event that starts on the beaches of FBSP, goes along the beginnings of the Kentucky River Palisades canyon system, past the beautiful Lower Howards Creek Nature Preserve/Boone Creek, and ends at a boat ramp adjacent to Proud Mary BBQ - site of post race awards dinner/expo. This event is the perfect distance and course if you’re looking for an adventurous challenge. Depending on your experience, it will take between 1 hour 15 minutes to 2 hours to complete the course. This is a great opportunity to get into the racing scene, to push you body, and to see what you can do!

Paddler will receive:

  • Bluegrass River Run Eco Triblend ( 50% recycled RPET polyester 37% organic cotton )

  • Biodegradable (wooden) finisher's award.

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

  • Professional medical and communications coverage on the course.

  • Discount Meal coupon at Proud Mary’s BBQ.

  • One raffle ticket for these door prizes.


Register by FEBRUARY 1st : $40 (SAVE $30)

Cost: Register by FEBRUARY 2nd-FEBRUARY 28th: $55 (SAVE $20)

Register by March 1st – April 1st: $65 (SAVE $10)

Register by May 1st: $70 (SAVE $5)

Register by May 4th: $75

Float: $15

Youth Racer: $25