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Keel-Haulers 2018 Vermilion River Race
Vermilion River Race Postponed until 4/8/18
Click picture for copy of Dean Norman's poster.
April 8th; 50th Annual Vermilion River Race, OH
Vermilion Race POSTPONED to 4/8
This is the club's 50th annual race, one of the oldest in the US. The rapids are an easy class I , and the race is appropriate for novice to expert racers as well as recreational and sea kayaks.
We encourage families and small groups who want to race together. This race is a great opportunity to shake the cobs off your muscles and get ready for the paddling season.
Please check Rules & Application for change in classes and rules.
We have added a new class for Stand Up Paddle Boarders
Be sure your Ohio boat registration is up-to-date.
Water level is critical, the race will only be held on this section of the river if the USGS Gauge is between 2.8 to 6 feet. If it's too low, the race will be moved downstream to start and finish at the South Street Boat Launch Ramp on West River road in Vermilion. If it's too high it will be scheduled for April 8, 2018
Jon Reising - Race Chairman . . . . . . . firstname.lastname@example.org . . . . . . . . . . . 440-967-9507
Vermilion Race 2018 Rules and Map (PDF)
Vermilion Race 2018 Application (PDF)
Keel-Hauler club members get a $2 discount per person - Join the club first to take advantage of this offer.
Vermilion Race 2018 Waiver (PDF)
Map of Vermilion Race
Vermilion Road Map (PDF)
Map of Low Water Location
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