Until the KR255 Race!
Distance: 255 Miles
Dates: Tuesday, June 21 - Saturday June 25
Start: Beattyville, KY - Kentucky River
Groups of teams gather by the river shore for launch!
Cummins Falls is one of many majestic features in Pool 6!
Paddlers are greeted with a cool and refreshing morning fog!
On a hot day, there is nothing more stimulating than a cool dip!
Headed downstream and floating by long-forgotten river landings!
The river straightens out at points, but there are plenty of bends!
Paddlers take a break and come to shore for lunch!
A tandem team heads out for adventure, history and scenery!
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Imagine racing from the confluence of the forks of the Kentucky River in Beattyville to the Ohio River (Point Park) in Carrollton, just you and your boat battling against the elements for 255 miles. Oh and don’t forget about those 14 locks you’ll have to portage around. Those looking for a leisurely float trip need not apply. This race promises to test your gumption from the first stroke in Beattyville to the last gasp in Carrollton. So bring your guts, because this race will take everything you’ve got. Read More...
Kentucky American Water is an investor-owned utility based in Lexington, Ky., that provides quality, reliable drinking water service to approximately half a million people in portions of 11 counties.
For more information, visit www.kentuckyamwater.com
Asbury University Center for Adventure Leadership
For more information, visit www.asbury.edu
in partnership with the Kentucky River Authority
For more information, visit www.ky.gov.com
Kentucky Service Co. Inc.
Full service electro-mechanical repair facility in Lexington, Kentucky.
For more information, visit www.kyservice.com
Executing projects with the utmost quality while treating our client's investment as if it were our own.
For more information, visit www.kebcoinc.com
Glennwood Electric, Inc.
Cincinnati and Northern KY’s Premier Industrial & Commercial Electrical Contractor.
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Carrollton/Carroll County, KY Tourism & Convention Commission
A great way to find things to do, places to stay, seasonal events and restaurants in Carrollton/Carroll County.
For more information, visit www.visitcarrolltonky.org
Owen County Tourism
From the rolling bluegrass-covered hills of legendary Horse Country and the grandstands of America’s most storied thoroughbred racing tracks to the Kentucky Bourbon Trail and world-renowned outdoor adventure, visit Owen County Kentucky and experience the unbridled spirit that runs wild in the Bluegrass State.
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