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Kawartha Paddle Quest

A NEW paddle race comes to Ontario! Peterborough will be the host for the 1st Annual “Kawartha River Quest”, home of the Canadian Canoe Museum and the highest hydraulic lift lock in the world! With hotels and campgrounds within a short paddle to the start/finish - this is truly a “leave the car behind and paddle race!”

Parks Canada will have its Lock & Paddle event on the Sunday of the same weekend promoting  both it and the race as a “come paddle the Kawarthas and stay the weekend – June 23/24”

Distances for 2018 include:
50Km. (8 portages) from Stoney Lake, through Lakefield, down the Trent to the finish at Little Lake in Peterborough
9Km. (4 portages) Starting in the heart of Peterborough ON – Racers will start at Little Lake and then head up the Trent Canal, turn around just before the Trent University for a down river paddle back to the finish at Little Lake/ Beavermead Park.
2.2Km. Around the Little Lake Fountain Family Fun Race
300m.  Dragon SUP Team Race - 4 person teams will race against other teams on provided inflatable 22’ X 3’ SUP Boards

Race Categories - C2, C1, K1 and SUPs
All paddlers will get swag, BBQ and something to wet their whistles.

Check our website and facebook pages in January for further details to come.
Email us anytime at kawathapaddlequest@gmail.com