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Expedition Frankfort: Run | Bike | Paddle
Mar
30
7:00 AM07:00

Expedition Frankfort: Run | Bike | Paddle

The inaugural Expedition Frankfort: Run | Bike | Paddle is the Explore Kentucky Initiative’s way of showcasing Kentucky’s capital city of Frankfort (our base camp) as the ultimate adventure town! The event consists of a 3.7 mile run, 6 mile MTB ride, and 6 mile paddle on the Kentucky River. 

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2nd Annual Blazing Paddles Paddlesport Race & Float
Jun
22
10:00 AM10:00

2nd Annual Blazing Paddles Paddlesport Race & Float

Blazing Paddles is a paddlesports race and float that's an on-the water celebration of how the Cuyahoga River has risen like a phoenix from its ecological low-point, 50 years to the day since the June 22, 1969 fire.

HOST: Mountain Surf Paddle Sports, Meghan Fisher, and Wendy Scott

Bottom out risk: no

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Great Ohio River Odyssey 2019
Sep
14
7:00 AM07:00

Great Ohio River Odyssey 2019

The Great Ohio River Odyssey is back again in 2019! Paddlers will have the opportunity to take on three unique courses on waterways (The Ohio River and Harrods Creek) in the Greater Louisville Area: The Westport to Downtown Louisville 22 Mile Race, 7 Mile Captains Quarters to Downtown Open Race, & the Harrods Creek Run 2.5 Mile Run. 

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The Big South Fork River Dash Presented By Beinthewater
Nov
11
8:00 AM08:00

The Big South Fork River Dash Presented By Beinthewater

Paddlers will have a chance to experience the beauty of the Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area. One of our country’s great frontiers through a flatwater river dash down the Big South Fork of the Cumberland River while being surrounded by scenic gorges, sandstone bluffs, and lush forestland. This is a spectacular paddle sports event you do not want to miss!

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Cumberland River Challenge
Sep
23
9:00 AM09:00

Cumberland River Challenge

The Cumberland River Challenge Canoe, Kayak and Paddleboard Race hosted by Union College, U- Canoe and Barbourville Tourism is the ninth event apart of the 2017 Kentucky Waterman Series presented by Southern Paddlesports. The race consists of 15 miles of river, ranging from calm water to beginner-level rapids. The race starts on the Knox County line bordering Bell County and finishes in Knox County at the Thompson RV Park. Annual “bragging rights” and awards are presented at the end of the race.

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The Great Ohio River Odyssey
Sep
16
7:00 AM07:00

The Great Ohio River Odyssey

The Great Ohio River Odyssey is the ninth stop of the Explore Kentucky Initiative Kentucky Waterman Series presented by Southern Paddlesports and takes place on the Ohio River in the Greater Louisville Area. Three courses are offered: the Westport to Downtown Louisville 22 Mile Race, 7 Mile Captains Quarters to Downtown Open Race, & the Harrods Creek Run 2.5 Mile Run.

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