40th Smith River Canoe Race

The 40th Annual Great Smith River Canoe and Kayak Race, sponsored by the Wolfeboro Lions Club, will be held on Saturday, May 17, 2014, starting at 1:15 p.m. canoes.jpg

The race begins at the Allen Albee Beach on Lake Wentworth, passes through Smith River to Crescent Lake, down the lower Smith River to Back Bay and then to Dockside. The race is approximately 4 miles long and includes a mild white-water stretch and two short portages. There are 19 classes intended to accommodate paddlers of all abilities.

Registration runs from 10 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. on the day of the race at the Albee Beach. Registration forms are also available at sporting goods stores in Wolfeboro, the Wolfeboro Town Hall and at the Wolfeboro Chamber of Commerce. For additional information, call Roger Murray at (603) 569-5454.