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Texas Winter 100K
A 62 mile canoe race on the Colorado River, including 14.5 mile Stand-Up Paddle division
Saturday, January 28th, 2017
The Texas Winter 100k (TWO) launches it’s 7th annual race from the banks of Ladybird Lake (aka: Town Lake) this coming January. The race is fashioned after the popular Colorado River 100 and will give racers a reason to get in shape and stay in shape throughout the winter. Compared to most of the weather in the canoe racing world of North America, Texas is quite pleasant, with average highs in the 60’s and lows in the 40’s for January. That said, the temps have been known to get down to 8 degrees F and up to 85 degrees F, so anything can happen. Rainfall tends to be fairly moderate, but this is Texas, so it’s anybody’s guess.
The 2011 race was a bit cold and drizzly, the 2012-2016 races were warmer and sunny, so definitely plan on any conditions.
CR100: Racers may notice the similarities between the TWO and the CR100. The goal was to give racers a mid-winter race and to tie the TWO with the CR100. In fact, the finish for the TWO is exactly the same as the starting location for the CR100: Fisherman’s Park in Bastrop, Texas.
SPONSORSHIP: The TWO is currently accepting applications for sponsors offering financial support. We’re also accepting “in kind” sponsorship for those who want to donate
Schedule of Events
Race Date Saturday January 28, 2017
Start Location: Under IH-35 adjacent to the Holiday Inn Town Lake on Ladybird Lake (Town Lake) in Austin, Texas
Finish Location Fisherman’s Park, Bastrop, TX
Packet Pick-Up January 27, 2017 from
4:30pm to 7:00pm at the Holiday Inn Town Lake
Mandatory Pre-Race Briefing at that same place Friday,
January 27, 2017 at 7:00 pm
Adventure Class Start Time 5am, January 28, 2017
Competitor Class Start Time 7am, January 28, 2017
Stand-Up Paddle Division Start Time NOON, January 28, 2017 at Utley/969 Utley Bridge
Free dinner provided at the finish line to all volunteers, support personnel and racers.