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The B.I.G. Canoe Race – Bellaire

April 29 - April 30

The B.I.G. Canoe Race

3rd Annual Race

Belaire, MI

April 29-30, 2023

Women’s Bonus Weekend – Extra Prize $$ will be contributed to the women’s C1 and C2 races by the MCRA

C1: Saturday, April 29, 2023 @ 6:00 PM

C2: Sunday, April 30, 2023 @ 10:00 AM

Fisherman’s Paradise Boat Launch
5925 Fisherman’s Paradise Rd, Bellaire, MI 49615

Registration: Pre-Registration will be online. Link will be posted on miracing.com and Michigan Canoe Racing Association Facebook page.

Facebook Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1259230441345164

Registration Form: TheBIGCanoeRace2023

Course: Parking and start will be located at Fisherman’s Paradise Boat Launch. C1 – will start in Lake Bellaire and travel downstream on the Grass River. Racers will complete a buoy turn at the end of the Grass River and return to the start. Estimated winning time is 55 minutes. C2 – will start in Lake Bellaire and following the C1 course. The racers will go past the start line and paddle upstream to the Ohio St. boat launch. Complete a buoy turn and return to the start line

Race Director: Ben Tarbutton
1367 Plum Valley Rd. NE
Mancelona, MI 49659


April 29
April 30


Ohio Street Boat Access, Belaire, MI
Ohio Street Boat Access
Belaire, MI 49615
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