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Colorado River 100

September 3, 2016 @ 8:00 am

13th Annual Colorado River Canoe/Kayak Race

competitive – 100 miles

adventure – 100 k (62 miles)

youth – 26 miles

Schedule of events:

Friday Sept 2

  • 3:00PM – 7:00PM  Fisherman’s Park

    • Packet Pickup & Boat Drop

  • 7:30PM Neighbor’s Kitchen & Yard

    • Welcome reception hosted by Bastrop County & LCRA

    • Mandatory Pre-Race Meeting

    • Pre-Race gift drawings

Saturday Sept 3

  • 8:00AM Start Time

  • Smithville checkpoint cut off

    • Competitive – 2:00pm

    • Adventure class – 3:00pm

  • 4:00PM Youth finish deadline

    • Smithville River Bend Park

    • Awards ceremony at finish

  • Plum Park checkpoint cut off

    • Competitive – 6:00pm

    • Adventure – 7:00pm

  • LaGrange checkpoint cut off

    • Competitive – 10:00pm

  • 12:00AM Adventure finish deadline

    • LaGrange Boat Ramp Park

    • Awards ceremony at finish

  • 6:00AM Competitive finish deadline

    • Columbus Beason’s Park

    • Awards ceremony at finish

Qualifications to race in the Competitive Class

The competitive class is for experienced marathon paddlers.  These folks are generally either racing to win or racing to beat a given time.  Either way they have a plan and are focused on a goal.  Competitive Class is a 100 mile race.  Paddlers will definitly encounter night paddling and fatigue.  Top finishers will receive awards.

Subcategories Include:



Unlimited Solo

Unlimited Tandem

Aluminum Tandem

Qualifications to race in the Adventure Class

The adventure class is for novice paddlers and more casual marathon paddlers.  These folks are generally just trying to finish.  If you do not have a performance racing boat you are an adventure paddler.  Adventure Class is a 100 kilometer (62 mile) race.  This is a great race for the aspiring marathon canoe racer.  Top finishers will receive prizes but not trophies.

Subcategories Include:



*all categories will include male and female divisions and mixed in tandems.

Age Restrictions (all classes)

Solo: 18 & Up

Tandem: 14 & Up

Tandem paddlers under 18 in the Competitive or Adventure Class must travel with an adult at all times. No exceptions.

Due to the extreme nature of this event, strict age limitations will be enforced.

The youth race is designed for teams age 14 to 17.  There will be additional checkpoints between Bastrop and Smithville for the youth race to enhance safety for the youth class.


September 3, 2016
8:00 am


Fisherman’s Park
1200 Willow St
Bastrop, TX 78602 United States
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