May 6, 2023

Join us for the 42nd running of the Snake River Canoe Race. The race starts at 9:30 am on May 6, at the Hinckley Road Bridge on County Road 3 East, north of Mora.


Class List and Requirements

Water Levels

There is no race day registration. Pre-registration is available only online and can be accessed through your computer or mobile device. Registration closes at 11:59 pm on Friday, May 5.

Canoe rentals can be selected as options during your registration process.  

• Pick-up of canoe numbers will be available only at the start area beginning at 7:30 am.

 2023 Commemorative race t-shirt
• A 2023 commemorative race t-shirt is available for purchase only online during your registration process. Deadline to order is April 18, 2023, so be sure to register early. See photos, sizes & prices here.

Canoe Rentals
• Nine aluminum canoes are for rent. The price is $50.00, which includes paddles and life vests. The canoes will be at the start area just before the race and simply left on shore at the finish line. You can rent a canoe as part of your online registration process. More questions? Call 320-333-8970 or email 

Your arrival in Mora
• Parking, canoe transportation, post-race food and awards are held adjacent to the Kanabec County History Center at 805 Forest Ave W, Mora, 55051.

Transportation to the start
• Buses and canoe trailers will transport you and your canoe to the starting point. The first buses will leave at 7:00 am and the last buses as well as the last canoe trailer leaves at 8:30 am. Bus transportation is free.
• If you drive to the starting area you must make your own arrangements to get your vehicle back to the finish area. Parking is limited at the start area.

The start
• The race start will be by race class and in waves.
• When your race class is called please quickly get your canoe and yourselves on the river.

Finish line
• Canoe and kayak volunteer handlers will help get canoes in and out of the river. Participants, however, are responsible for hauling their canoe from the shore to their vehicles.

Food & beverage
• Relax and socialize after the race. Food and beverages for purchase will be available near the finish line.

• The top three overall canoes or kayaks of the race receive medals. Official timing ends at 2:00 pm due to the beginning of the award ceremony.

Contact us


Rita Sundberg (612) 201-6681

Pat Gorham (320) 267-3276

c/o Susan FranceWeber
939 Eldris Way
Mora, MN 55051

Class list and requirements

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