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Catawba River Races

A series of morning races offers competitors multiple ways to test their skills in water with open water swimming, stand-up paddleboarding, or flatwater kayaking. Competitive or Recreational divisions available for each discipline. Open Water Swim – 1.25 Miles Competitive Kayak – 4 Miles Recreational Kayak – 2.5 Miles Competitive Stand-Up Paddleboard – 4 Miles Recreational Stand-Up Paddleboard- 2.5 Miles

Race Info

Packet Pick-Up

  • June 11th

    Flatwater Dock

  • 6:45am - 8:45am

Open Water Swim

  • Pre-Registration

    Last day to pre-register is June 9, 2022

    $35 per race

  • Day-of Registration

    If available

    $42 per race

Kayak and Stand Up Paddleboard

  • Pre-Registration

    Last day to pre-register is June 9, 2022

    $35 per race

  • Day-of Registration

    If available

    $42 per race

OPEN WATER SWIM

Each swimmer must provide their own safety personnel (kayak, paddle & PFD will be provided for safety person) throughout the duration of the Open Water Swim race.

Swim caps are required and will be provided during packet-pickup.

COMPETITIVE DIVISIONS

Paddlers may use their own equipment or Whitewater Center equipment (PFD and kayak/SUP)

RECREATIONAL DIVISIONS

Paddlers must use Whitewater Center equipment (PFD and kayak/SUP)

Gallery

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Race Shirts

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Schedule

Packet Pick-Up

  • Saturday, June 11, 2022
  • 6:45am Packet Pick-Up opens.
  • 8:45am Packet Pick-Up closes

Open Water Swim

  • Saturday, June 11, 2022
  • 6:45am Day-of registration and packet pick-up begins at Flatwater Dock Trip Talk
  • 7:30am Open Water Swim Division start.
  • 8:45am Day-of registration and packet pick-up ends

Kayak and Stand Up Paddleboard

  • Saturday, June 11, 2022
  • 6:45am Day-of registration and packet pick-up begins at Flatwater Dock Trip Talk
  • 8:45am Day-of registration and packet pick-up ends.
  • 9:00am Kayak & Stand-Up Paddle Board Divisions start.

Event Map

Awards

Participants must be present at the award ceremony to receive awards. Awards will be given to the top 3 Male/Female participants in each division.

Results

2022 Results

2021 Results

2019-2018 Results

Sponsors