Black River Race
Port Huron, MI
June 3, 2017
New location this year: Bakersfield Park in Port Huron! (This is where the upstream buoy on the old C-2 course was located).
Directions for NEW Port Huron start / finish site Bakersfield Twp Park Take Water Street exit ofF I- 94 left ( west). Stay on Water Street it turns to Strawberry Lane and leads entrance to park.
Registration begins at 10 AM
C-2 Race begins at 11 AM- $30 per team
Amateur Race at 2 PM - $10 per person
This race is for local/business canoe/ kayak racers.
C-1 Race at 2:30 PM - $15 per boat
Total of $1500 prize money awarded between the C-1 & C-2 races. Must be an MCRA member to receive points and prize money For more information on course maps, and sponsors visit http://www.raceblackriver.com/
Lodging: For those staying in Port Huron for the race events, we have arranged for special rates through Quality Inn & Suites
Quality Inn & Suites
If you'd prefer to camp, the Port Huron Township Park is taking 10% off the normal rate - just mention you're part of the race.
For Port Huron racers and families, free camping is available at Ralph Scofield's home on Friday and Saturday nights. On the River approximately 10 miles NW of the race site. They have lots of parking, lawn and water and have limited facilities available. Call Ralph at 810-385-2790 or 810-523- 2100 with any questions and to let him know how many to expect
Michigan Canoe Racing Association