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When: Saturday, September 17, 2016
Where: Washington Street
Eden, North Carolina 
United States
Contact: Lee Jones

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This event will be held in conjunction with the 2016 Eden RiverFest being held in the old Leaksville Shopping District on Washington St in Eden, NC The race date is Saturday September 17, 2016.

Our new race will feature a challenging 22 mile distance. The event will begin at the Dan River Access located on Lindsey Bridge Road in Madison, NC. We will also offer a less challenging 12 mile option which will begin at the Settles Bridge Access located on Settle’s Bridge Road in Shiloh, NC.

The finish line for both races will be the Dan River Eden Boat Access, located on Bethlehem Church Rd in Eden, NC.

The races will include the following opt out locations:
•Highway 704 Bridge, Madison, NC.
•Settles Bridge, Settles Bridge Road, Shiloh, NC
•Hamilton Street Landing, Eden, NC

Each opt-out location as well as the start and finish area is developed and includes a stair step or ramp type river access and parking area. We will have an aid station equipped with snacks and drinks on the beach at Settles Bridge for all participants.

Race registration can be done in advance by completing the appropriate registration form and waiver and mailing to race director – Lee Jones. Day of race registration will be held at the Eden Boat Landing on Bethlehem Church Rd. Registration will be open at 8AM on race day.

We plan to have shuttle service available prior to the race start. The shuttle service will run from the Eden boat landing to the Settles Bridge and Lindsey Bridge Road accesses. The shuttle service is free to all racers who have completed registration. Non racing individuals who simply want to get on the river for a recreational float may also use the shuttle service for a $5.00 shuttle service fee.

RACE START TIME – 10:00 AM (both races)

We will mass start participants by heat - K1s, surf skis, race class canoes
•Touring kayaks, recreational kayaks / canoes, SUPs

Awards presentation will be held shortly after the race at the RiverFest site on Washington St.
contact Lee Jones for more info-336-338-2390 

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