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  • April 12, 2021

    Two MCRA races have been added to this years calendar.
    August 7th – Newaygo Power Paddle C1 Race
    September 12th – Bellaire Race

  • April 12, 2021

    The Spring Fling, Grayling race results are now posted.

  • April 8, 2021

    Catch up with the latest MCRA News in the April 2021 MCRA Newsletter.  The MCRA Newsletter archive can be found on our Newsletter page.

  • March 30, 2021

    The current MCRA Membership 2021 list. Renew your Membership here. New Members may join at any time during the season. Have you paid your dues yet?

  • February 27, 2021
    Updated : 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.
    April 10 Spring Fling Canoe Race / Membership Meeting
    May 8-9 Roscommon
    June 5-6 Ann Arbor
    June 12 Betsie River
    June 19-20 Muskegon Throw Down
    June 26-27 Paddle Hard Chase Race
    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

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