MAY 1, 2021, 9:30am
• Masks are required to be worn by participants at all times except while they are on the river or while eating or drinking refreshments after the race.
• Registration available Online only at: snakerivercanoerace.org
• No race day registration this year.
• Pick-up of canoe numbers will be available only at the start area east of the bridge and will be self-serve.
Transportation to the start
• There will be limited bus service for participants to the start at the Hinckley Road Bridge.
• You must reserve your bus seat when you register. Buses will be socially distanced for safety so only registered bus riders will be allowed. Your canoe/kayak will be transported to the starting point by volunteers.
• If you do not take a bus you will have to make your own transportation arrangements to the start.
• Buses leave from the Kanabec History Center (805 Forest Ave. W, Mora, 55051). The first buses will leave at 7:00 a.m. and the last buses as well as the last canoe trailer leaves at 8:30 a.m. Park your vehicle just north of the Kanabec County History Center (This is close to the river where the finish is located) and drop-off your canoe/kayak at trailer loading area before proceeding to the bus.
• If you drive to the starting area you must make your own arrangements to get your vehicle back to the finish area. Allow time enough to arrive by 9:00. Cautiously park along County Rd 3. Please drive slow when approaching the area and obey signage and sheriff’s patrol/reserve.
• Start is located 10 miles north from Mora on State Highway 65, then east on County Road 3, 2-1/2 miles to the Snake River.
• Upon arriving at the starting area, participants will find in the north road ditch color-marked stakes matching the color of their wave start and indicating where to set their canoes/kayaks.
• Please set your canoes 6 feet apart.
• Participants will need to place their own canoes/kayaks in the water this year without volunteer assistance.
Your canoe will be found at the start, on the northeast side of the bridge.
• The race starts at 9:30 am will be by race class and in waves of no more than 25 double canoes/kayaks or 25 solo canoe/kayaks.
Citizen Aluminum (2 waves)
Citizen Non-Aluminum (2 waves)
• Masks may be removed on the river but put back on upon reaching shore at the finish.
• Participants will be responsible for hauling their canoe from the finish onto shore to their vehicle. Canoe and kayak volunteer handlers will not be available this year.
• There will be no official award ceremony. Rather, when results are in, award winners may pick up their awards from self serve boards near the finish.
Food & Beverage
• Race organizers are making plans to offer the sale of food & beverage at the finish line similar to past years but with social distancing and food serving procedures in accordance with State Covid guidelines.