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Cincinnati Ohio River Paddlefest Races

Bring your SUP, Kayak, Prone, or Canoe and join the The Explore Kentucky InitiativeProject 908, & Stand Up Paddle Cincinnati at the world famous Ohio River Paddlefest 2018 for the Cincinnati Ohio River Paddlefest Races, an event apart of the 2018 Kentucky Waterman Series.

Paddlers will be a part of America’s largest paddling trip that is striving to host the largest multi discipline paddlesport race in the Midwest. Paddlefest 2017 brought a record number of paddlers to the Ohio River. Racers will launch several minutes before over 2000 paddlers apart of the main Paddlefest crowd get on the water down a closed course, which passes the downtown's of Cincinnati, OH, Covington, KY and Newport, KY. A unique aspect of this event is that all profits go to the Outdoor Adventure Club of Greater Cincinnati, which enables inner city children to experience outdoor activities free of charge throughout the year.

Host: Outdoor Adventure Clubs of Greater Cincinnati

Bottom Out Risk: No

Body of Water: Ohio River

Earlier Event: July 28
Weekend on the Water In Estill County
Later Event: August 18
The Mighty Cumberland River Run 2018