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  • September 18, 2023

    Congratulations to our MCRA award winners and members on another successful season.

    C-2 E1 Mens – Weston Willoughby
    C-2 Women’s – Mary Willoughby
    C-2 E2 – Anthony Fisher & Jayden Russell
    C-1 Men’s –  Mike Davis
    C-1 Women’s – Mary Willoughby
    Fledgling – Tess and Reid Hill
    Rookie – Austin Poland
    Most Improved – Caleb Watson

    Bow Award – Outstanding contributions to MCRA
    Crystal Brabant and Alex Weiler for registration and timing at several events
    Stern Award – Brad Wilson and Danny Medina for going a wrong way in Betsie Race
    Bank Runner – Eric Batway
    Curley Award – Ryan Matthews for all his stats and race history work
    Presidents Award – Zach Cheney for points and stats

    Congratulations to Wes Dean and Steve Lajoie Triple Crown Champions
    Congratulations to Mike Davis and Guillaume Blais Classique Champions

    Thanks to Bob Bradford for collecting and getting all the trophies engraved and maintained. Tom Cannon refurbished the Most Improved trophy.

    Thanks to Two Rare for our prizes.

  • August 27, 2023

    The Mio “First Dam” Canoe Challenge results are now posted.

  • August 14, 2023

    The MCRA Board is asking for nominations for the Annual MCRA Awards. Make nominations by August 31. Submit your nominations here

  • July 24, 2023

    The Spikes Canoe Challenge results are now posted

  • July 19, 2023

    The Curley Memorial Canoe Race results are now posted

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