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Potomac Downriver Race
This is a 7.5-mile race. It is not suitable for beginners. You must be proficient in class II/III whitewater.
All participants must wear PFDs and helmets. All boats must have flotation. Boats will be checked before the race.
Online Registration Only. $20 in advance. $30 day of race.
* Sign-in 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
* A mandatory racers meeting will be held at 11:00 AM.
* Race starts at 12 Noon for all racers.
If the Little Falls Gauge is over 5 feet, the race will start at Anglers. If the gauge is over 6 feet, the race will be postponed to the following Saturday.
Do not bring two cars. A shuttle will return you to the put-in.
Lunch will be served on Sycamore Island after the race. All racers and volunteers receive a race t-shirt.
We need volunteers for safety boats, at the sign-in table, timers at the finish, lunch setup, and shuttle drivers. Anyone interested in helping out with this year’s race should contact Howard Morland at 703-525-1429 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday, May 11, 2019, 9:00 AM until 5:00 PM
Great Falls C&O Canal NHP Race will move to Angler's if river is over 5 feet.
11710 MacArthur Blvd
Potomac, MD 20854
All racers must wear life jackets (PFDs) and helmets. All boats must have flotation. If the Little Falls gauge is over 5 feet, the race will start at Anglers. If the gauge is over 6 feet, the race will be postponed to the following Saturday.
Registration cancellations will be accepted until May 11, 2019 at 11:00 AM
Please notify the class or event coordinator if you will not be attending.
If a fee was charged, you will receive a credit on your account for the full amount. This credit can be used to pay for any future CCA class or event, or for membership dues. We do not reverse credit card payments.