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Little Falls Race #2 - Great Falls Fdn

Free! Donations appreciated. The next race in the President of the Potomac series! All whitewater craft welcome. Course: The course is level-dependent. See the Facebook Facebook event for the latest information. 9:00 AM Sign Waivers & Race/Safety Briefing 10:00 AM Race Start Staging Location: C&O Canal Lock 5 parking lot Parking: Lock 5 lot; Lock 6 lot; Brookmont neighborhood (access across Clara Barton Parkway via either the pedestrian bridge or the designated crosswalk) Awards Ceremony: Take Out, immediately following race All participants will be required to sign ACA liability release waivers. Parents must sign waivers for minors. If you are a member of the ACA, please bring your membership number. If not, please consider joining! General race and course description: -- - After registration and safety meeting at Lock 5, all racers will head to the put-in, paddle up the canal, *paddle down Z-channel, and to the start below the rubble dam on river right. This is an on-water mass start race BY CATEGORY! At the start racers will line up facing up river. On the whistle/bell racers will turn around and proceed down river. At each of the 4 markers (see map & photos) racers will pass the marker on the outside of the marker (this means you will be between the marker and the riverbank). For markers 1, 3, and 4, you will be on the right and the marker will be on your left. For marker 2, you will be on left and the marker will be on your right. The finish will be at the take out eddy immediately below the concrete platform on river left. Official times will not be kept, only finish order.
Saturday, August 10, 2019, 9:00 AM until 12:45 PM
Lock 5 GPS 38.939769, -77.121638
Clara Barton Parkway
Bethesda, MD  20816

Alford Cooley
(703) 442-7935 (p)
Registration is recommended
No Fee
No Fee