2020 Muskegon River Throwdown
June 27th & 28th at The North Shore Lounge,
Houghton Lake Michigan.
In these ever changing times, The Muskegon River Throwdown has now received a permit. The races have to follow the social distancing recommendations that they have worked out with the MDNR
Event Website: https://mrtd.weebly.com/
Facebook Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1178453675834676/?notif_t=plan_user_invited¬if_id=1590664077929180
Please park in the Houghton Lake Marina field, DO NOT PARK IN NORTHSHORE LOUNGE’S PARKING AREA OR ALONG THE FENCE OF THE STAGING AREA!
C1 Race – 5pm
Start at in front of the North Shore Lounge on the Muskegon River. There will be no lake portion! C1s will straight line start in heats of 10, paddle down river portaging the County Dam river right, continue down river to the buoy at the mouth of the Dead Stream, counter clockwise turn. Paddle back up river portaging the County Dam river left, finishing in front of the North Shore Lounge.
C2 Race – 9am **MCRA Mixed Bonus Race**
Start in front of the North Shore Lounge on the Muskegon River. There will be no lake portion! C2s will straight line start in heats of 5 C2s, paddling down river clockwise around the island before the dam, paddle back up river going clockwise around BOTH bridge supports of the Old 27 over pass, continue down river and portage the County Dam (right of the dam), continue down river to the buoy at the mouth of the Dead Stream, counter clockwise turn. Paddle back up river, there will be an additional counter clockwise buoy turn at the ATV Bridge, paddle back down river to the buoy at Dead Stream, counter clockwise turn. Paddle back up river, portaging the county dam (left of dam), finishing in front of the North Shore Lounge.
Heats for both races will be determined once individuals/teams preregister. Heats will be sent off in 5 minute intervals. SPECTATORS WILL NOT BE ALLOWED IN THE STAGING AREA.
**This is an MCRA Points event. Strict number rules and guidelines must be followed or paddler(s) will be accessed a penalty.**
Youth/Mentor Races based upon interest. More on that to come.
Fun Races – $10 per boat (or donation)
C1: Pre-Register – $15 Day Of – $20
Pro: Pre-Register – $30 Day Of – $40
Am: Pre-Register – $20 Day Of – $30
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