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General Clinton Canoe Regatta - World's Longest Single Day Flat Water Canoe Race

May 24 | Fri | Time Varies |
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Today, the race record is 6 hours 34 minutes, 34 seconds. First place prize in 1963 was $200 and today's first place prize is $3000 and over $25,000 is awarded in prizes over the weekend The Regatta has grown from the one day event to 4 days of canoe races plus many other events; a 5k run, wrestling tournament, carnival rides, entertainment, food, fireworks and more. There are canoe races for young and old, newbies to pros. The General Clinton Canoe Regatta brings racers and spectators from all over the US, Canada, Europe, and South America to paddle in this premier canoe racing event. The beautiful upper Susquehanna River valley plays host to this event every Memorial Day weekend and as the event founders hoped, it does bring visitors to our historical area. Join in the outdoor fun with daily musical entertainment and carnival rides.

Venue: Cooperstown

20 Chestnut Street Map