116 3rd St SE
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52401
JOHNSON COUNTY — Calling all river enthusiasts to paddle in the 10th Annual Great Iowa River Race! Recreational and competitive paddlers alike are invited to participate and may choose from numerous canoe, kayak and paddleboard divisions. The event will be held on June 11 at 10 a.m. Paddlers will start the race at Sturgis Ferry Park in Iowa City and will cross the finish line nine miles downriver at the Hills Campground in Hills.
Race day check-in will open at 8 a.m. at Sturgis Ferry Park. Following the race, lunch will be served for race participants at the Hills Campground finish point. Free transportation will be provided to ferry participants back to the start. Safety is the biggest consideration; the race will be dependent on safe weather conditions and water levels.
The entry fee is $35; there is no day-of registration and all registration closes on June 3. Canoe and kayak rentals are available for $10 while supplies last. To register, go to: https://paddleguru.com/races/GreatIowaRiverRace2022
Contact Johnson County Conservation Naturalist Frances Owen at (319) 645-1011 or at email@example.com for more information.