45th Annual Toms River Paddle Race
Sunday, August 28th, 2016
THANK YOU FOR A GREAT RACE DAY
A 8.5 mile down river race and a 4 mile or 6 mile open water race are held on race day. The down river race is held on the Toms River from Riverwood Park to Huddy Park in the center of Toms River N.J.. The river course is 85% slow moving, shallow freshwater with many,many turns. Solo and tandem canoes, river kayaks and a scout youth class are typical down river racers. Winning times range from 1 hour 20 mins to 2 hours 30 mins or longer. FREE SHUTTLE PROVIDED FOR ALL RIVER RACERS. The open water event begins with a bunch start and follows a 2 mile loop east of Huddy Park in a sheltered bay. IMPROVED COURSE FOR 2016 RACE Winning times range from 45mins for the 4 mile and 1hour plus for the 6 mile. The open water classes include experienced kayaker, touring kayaker, surfski, outrigger canoe and recreational and racing stand up paddlleboards. 1st place winners receive a wooden paddle trophy and 2nd and 3rd receive a race medal. FREE T SHIRT TO THE FIRST 40 RACERS REGISTERED!