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Paddlefest races

Choose Your Distance

 
 
 

Race to the Roebling

4.2 Miles

Race half the Paddlefest course to our midpoint at Covington.

Nati/NKY Nine Mile

9.0 Miles

Longest race at Paddlefest, running the full length of our paddling course.

Choose Your Craft

 

Paddlefest follows the class system of the Kentucky Waterman Series.

Register to Race

 

Racers register for Paddlefest through PaddleGuru, and separately from recreational paddlers. Follow the link below to register to race at Paddlefest.

More race details below.

 
 
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Important Race Details

A mandatory pre-race meeting will take place at 6:45 am on Saturday.

 

Race to the roebling

4.2 mile race

 
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Racer Notes

  • Shortest race at Paddlefest

  • Racers must continue to finish line after concluding the race. No shuttles are offered from race finish.

  • Medals awarded for top three finishers in mens + womens classes by craft category.

Pre-registration - $55

On-site registration - $65

NATI/NKY Nine Mile

9.0 mile race

 
 

Racer Notes

  • Longest race at Paddlefest

  • Racers finish at end of Paddlefest course, site of Finish Line Festival and awards ceremony

  • Medals awarded for top three finishers in mens + womens classes by craft category.

 
 
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Pre-registration - $65

On-site registration - $75