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  • December 1, 2019

    MCRA Board of Directors will be meeting December 8 (moved from 12/1 due to weather) to initiate 2020 racing plans and venues for Michigan. Highlighted in August 2020 will be the USCA National Championships in Newaygo. Make plans to join us for 3 days of competitive paddling.,

    Please PM Lynne or email mcra@miracing.com with suggestions for the Board to review regarding our races and organization. It is our goal to continue to develop quality canoe races in Michigan. We want to develop our youth paddlers and respect and reward those who continue to share their wealth of experience and competitiveness in Michigan and other racing around North America.

  • October 2, 2019

    Congratulations to our 2020 MCRA Board of Directors. Their Annual Board Meeting is scheduled for December 1st in the Grayling area. MCRA members are encouraged to send any suggestions to mcra@miracing.com

    Sean Brabant
    Tom Cannon
    Mike Davis
    Rebecca Davis
    Chris Hewitt
    Cheryl Lucey
    Kyle Stonehpuse
    Dwight Walker
    Austin Weiler
    Weston Willoughby
    Lynne Witte

  • September 30, 2019

    Voting for the election of the 2020 MCRA Board of Directors is now closed. Thank you for your participation.

  • September 16, 2019

    Thanks for everyone who participated in voting and congratulations to everyone nominated. So many most improved and rookie paddlers are raising the competition level. Thanks to all who helped with organizing a race, please know you are appreciated. Thanks to our MCRA Board who volunteers their time to promote quality races and positive community of paddlers.
    Thank you Bob Bradford for getting all the trophies engraved.
    Thanks you Jason & Jessica Sharpe of Two Rare Designs for the quality and prompt service for our MCRA merchandise awards.
    Thank you MCRA and Mike & Rebecca Davis for each donating a paddle to C-1 raffle.

    Bow Award – Sean Brabant who promoting Tues. C-1 sprint races in AuSable area
    Stern Award – Nick Walton / Matt Meersman who tipped multiple times in lake start at Muskegon Race
    President’s Award – Rebecca Davis for always being available to assist and gathering publishing newsletter info
    Bank Runner Award – Jan Treston
    Harry Curley Race Award – Muskegon River Throw Down- working ahead promoting C- 1 Race and promoting greater awareness to canoe racing
    Rookie Paddler – Jessica Pieri and Jason Sharpe
    Adams Most Improved – Nicki Owens

    Point Race Champions
    Expert1 C-2 – Mike Davis
    Expert2 C-2 – Robby & Micky Kimsel
    C-1 Men – Mike Davis
    C-1 Women – Rebecca Davis
    C-1 Junior – Natalie Kellogg

  • September 9, 2019

    The Mio “First Dam” Results are now posted.

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