Summer is here, and that means the Beaver Sports Paddle Races are back! This is a fun and casual race series. It’s a great excuse to get a group of friends together, meet other paddlers, and do something fun outdoors after work. All races are FREE and open to canoes, kayaks, and SUP boards too!
All races begin are on the Chena River and begin at Graehl Landing (by Pro Music). Registration is at 6:30pm, race start at 7pm.There are 3 races this summer, The races get progressively longer as the series goes on:
Race 1: June 12th – 5 1/4 river miles. Race to the Take Out River Left at University Landing (aka Chena River Wayside)
Race 2: June 26th – 7 1/2 river miles. Race to the Take Out River Right at Chena Small Tracts.
Race 3: July 10th – 9 1/2 river miles. Race to the Take Out River Right at the Chena Pump House.
This years races are being sponsored in part by Oakley, so we will have some great prizes after the last race of the summer!
Make sure you figure out a shuttle system to get yourself and your boat back to Graehl Landing after the race.
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Our locally owned and operated store offers all the clothing, gear, and expertise you are looking for to enjoy outdoor action sports in and around Fairbanks and Alaska’s Interior. We specialize in hiking, biking, paddling, climbing, backpacking, camping, running, alpine and cross-country skiing, ski touring, and snowboarding. But we also have a great selection of clothing and other products for hunting, fishing, snow machining, yoga, swimming, crossfit, and more. If you’re active in the outdoors, you’ll feel right at home at Beaver Sports. more…