North River Great River Race Set for July 30

Photo/North and South Rivers Watershed Association
Photo/North and South Rivers Watershed Association

The North South Rivers Watershed Association will host its Great River Race on July 30, 2016.  The 7-mile race starts at Bridge Street Canoe Launch in Norwell and ends at Indian Head Road in Hanover. All skill levels, from novice to expert, are invited to take part in the race and all ages are welcome (participants age 16 and under must be accompanied by an adult). Any type of non-motorized watercraft is eligible to enter the race, including stand-up paddleboards. There is also the “Best Decorated Boat or Boater” division for the less serious, but creative paddler.


Registration begins at 7:30 and ends at 8:45. The race begins at 9:00 a.m. If not pre-registered, please arrive by 7:45 a.m. The starting line is at the Bridge Street Canoe launch in Norwell. The finish line is at the Washington Street Bridge (7.5 miles from the Launch). Take out is at the Hanover Canoe Launch.


Electronic registration and paper registration are available. All participants must have a signed waiver. Click here to sign adult waiver and minor waiver.


This year’s Great River Race is $55 for the first participant per craft. Each additional participant on the same craft is $10. Each registration includes the very collectible Great River Race T-shirt and waiver fee. Additional T-shirts will be available for purchase before and after the race. Day of race registration is $60/$15.


Rowing (Sliding Seat Single), Rowing (Fixed Seat Double), Rowing (Fixed Seat Single), Stand Up Paddle Board, Racing Kayak, Kayak Single (Men), Kayak Single (Women), Kayak Double (All), Canoe Double (Men), Canoe Double (Women), Canoe Double (Mixed M/F), Canoe Family  (At least 1 child under age 16), Senior Division 65+, Best Decorated Boat or Boater

For more information visit the NSRWA online 

Click HERE to register