The green, red or whatever canoe color, kayak you have somewhere in your garage, shed or at whoever’s house that borrowed it last.
Is the watercraft ready to grab and go, heave ho for spring Maine river races?Where you can put your hands on it quickly for a launch into a swollen, very fast, highly verbal Maine river?
Lots of snow this past Maine winter means faster rides, more spring run off water to make for a lively, more memorable race adventure.
Spring is a time in Maine where gears get shifted. Washing away winter road sanding dirt, hosing off the buildings. A rebirth of of green chutes, the horsepower of Mr. Sun overhead cranks up some added wattage, BTU value. The Maine Canoe And Kayak Racing Association (MaCKRO) Website.
Start paddling. Zip up that life jacket. Stuff some trail bars in your pocket. Water bottle wedged under your seat. Let’s go. Giddy up. Find a Maine river race near you or decide this year to do more than any year before. The new locations, folks you meet at the venues make your weekends richer, more fulfilling. And not to mention the exercise, outdoor fresh air and brand new surroundings the take away on the Maine racing circuit on the river water.
A Couple Past Maine Local Races On The Meduxnekeag River In Southern Aroostook County Videos.
The Maine River Race schedule. The Meduxnekeag River Race Is May 3rd, and register by April 28th and get a free 2014 t-shirt. Contact the Houlton Chamber of Commerce at 207.532.4216 or Peter Blood 207.532.2577. See you at the rite of Spring, the Meduxnekeag River Race for canoes and kayaks in Southern Aroostook County. Race craft put in in New Limerick on the Station Road, Welllington residence just south of the Louisiana Pacific (LP) OSB mill entrance. Puts out on River Street, the Medexnekeag River Landing off the Highland Avenue Bridge in Houlton Maine as shown in videos above. All those happy paddlers munching on hot dogs, chips, talking up today’s, this year’s spring ride on the Maine river.