C.J. Hedges and Sean Shaw cross the finish line at the Rte. 6 Herring Weir (2011). Photo/BoatingLocal

The 2013 annual Rochester Memorial Day Canoe Race will take place this Monday, May 27, in the towns of Rochester and Mattapoisett, Massachusetts.

The race begins at 8:30 a.m. at Grandma Hartley’s Pond on Snipatuit Road in Rochester and continues for 11 miles along the meandering Mattapoisett River before ending at the Herring Weir at the junction of Route 6 in Mattapoisett, where crowds gather for the post-race celebration.

Check out the fun at the 2010 race by CLICKING HERE.


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