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  • December 16, 2020
    The 2021 Race Directors are excited to be planning canoe racing events for the coming season. There may be changes from past years, but looking forward to safe community events. These are the tentative dates but watch Facebook and the MCRA website for additional race dates and updates.
    May 9-10 Roscommon
    June 5-6 Ann Arbor
    June 19-20 Muskegon Throw Down
    June 26-27 Betsie River
    July 10-11 Curley AuSable River
    July 17-18 Spikes AuSable River
    Aug 21 Soo St. Mary’s River
    Aug 28-29 Mio AuSable River
    Sept 18 Tahquamenon River
    Date TBD Klondike
    Date TBD Chase Race
    Proposed new race Grass River May
  • November 1, 2020
    Welcome 2021 MCRA Board Of Directors as selected by online voting.
    Lynne Witte
    Sean Brabant
    Austin Weiler
    Rebecca Davis
    Tom Cannon
    Mike Davis
    Weston Willoughby
    Cheryl Lucey
    Dwight Walker
    Danny Medina
    Kyle Stonehouse
    Thank you Zach Cheney and Adam Steur for volunteering to be nominated for board elections. We will have opportunities for you to work with us in 2021.
    Thank you to webmaster Doug Heady for setting up online voting.
    Any ideas for clinics, races, or ways to grow MCRA , please submit to mcra@miracing.com
  • September 16, 2020
    Au Train River Race September 19, 2020 has been cancelled.
  • September 13, 2020

    The current MCRA Email Newsletter contains information and updates on our race schedule and events.

  • August 20, 2020
    Mio Canoe Race Course Update
    C-2 Saturday Race will start at 255 Deeter Rd Luzerene ( Smutek’s) paddle downstream to finish Mio Pond in front Oscoda County Park
    Saturday afternoon youth and
    Old Timers races will be in front of Oscoda County Park
    C-1 Sunday Race will in front of Oscoda County Park paddling upstream to Camp 10 Bridge round it and finish downstream in front of Oscoda County Park.

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