Levisa Fork River Streak

The Explore Kentucky Initiative is proud to join Paintsville Tourism and Prestonsburg Tourism for the inaugural Levisa Fork River Streak presented by the Tourism Offices of both cities.  The race is the second event in the 2017 Kentucky Waterman series with distances of 8 and 16 miles for a diverse fielding of solo and tandem paddlecraft; SUP, Kayak, high performance kayaks, and canoes.  Paddlers will streak along the flowing class 1 waters of the Levisa Fork, a tributary of the Big Sandy River, while being surrounded by the foothills of Kentucky’s Appalachian Mountains, experience breathtaking scenery, and camaraderie of paddlers from all around the country.  Trek along the waterway where the last riverboat sunk in the mighty Levisa on Wiseman Shoals or marvel at the engineering masterpiece of West Prestonsburg Bridge and old bridge cross ties along the way.  Post-race we will gather and dine on the wonderful cuisine of Lizzie B, a Hawaiian themed eatery , fellowship with games and music, and of course presentation of race awards.

We encourage you  to bring friends and family to visit and cheer you on. If they aren't participating in the race,  there are many different hiking and mountain biking trails winding through beautiful picturesque scenery. After enjoying a wonderful day of outdoor adventure we encourage our guests to enjoy the Appalachian hospitality that Paintsville and Prestonsburg offers, featuring; delicious southern comfort foods, unique shops and many other wonderful attractions.  

All Racers will receive:
Meal catered by Lizzie B’s (Vegetarian Option available)
Commemorative coin
Raffle ticket for various prizes. 
Dri-fit shirt

Race Cap: 150 Paddlers 

Registration Cost: 

Adult Solo: $45 
Tandem: $45
Youth: $15

Race Classes will consist of Kentucky Waterman Series Classes in addition to tandem classes for Youth, Men, Women, and Mixed Teams:

SUP 14
SUP 12'6
High Performance Kayak
Kayak ( Below 17 Ft)
Solo Canoe
Tandem Canoe
Tandem Kayak
Youth: All craft

Awards will be for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd in class!

7:30 A.M: Boat Drop - Off/ Check - In Starts at the parking lot behind Billy Ray's Restaurant located at 101 N Front St, Prestonsburg, KY 41653 

 8:30 A.M : 16 Mile Race Shuttle Departs from Paintsville Water Plant which is located at 104 River Rd, Paintsville, KY 41240 

 9:00 A.M: Racer Meeting for 16 Mile Racers 

9:15 A.M 16 Mile Race Start 

 9:30 A.M 8 Mile Race Shuttle Departs from Harmon Station Boat Ramp

 10:00 A.M: 8 Mile Racer Meeting

 10:15 A.M: 8 Mile Race Start 

 1:15 P.M: Awards/Lunch at Paintsville Waterplant - individuals at Harmons Station will need to drive to the Waterplant in Paintsville 104 River Road, Paintsville, KY 41240

Event Entries Click on an event to see who entered.

Marie Dennison1KayakAllGirl
Sharon Allen-kinney2KayakAllGirl
Ricky Kinney3KayakAllGuy
Leslie Maclin4SUP 12'6"AllGirl
Johnny Charles5KayakAllGuy
Megan Gillon10SUP 12'6"AllGirl
Andrew Gooding11KayakAllGuy
Joe Stibler12KayakAllGuy
Mark Snider15High Performance KayakAllGuy
Erik Snider16High Performance KayakAllGuy
Rafael Reyes22High Performance KayakAllGuy
Bob Cummins23High Performance KayakAllGuy
Randy Ray6KayakAllGuy
George Hall7KayakAllGuy
Mike Caudill8High Performance KayakAllGuy
Jim Brunton9High Performance KayakAllGuy
Aaron Denney13KayakAllGuy
John Mccue14High Performance KayakAllGuy
Wayne Chatfield17KayakAllGuy
William Cummins19High Performance KayakAllGuy
Thomas Samples20High Performance KayakAllGuy
Gerry James21High Performance KayakAllGuy

Results Select an event to view results.

Note: All live times are unadjusted and unofficial.


Oct 14, 2017


Paintsville, KY