Great Miami River Races

Troy, OH

Join us at the third annual Great Miami River Races! Starting at the beautiful Treasure Island Park in Troy, OH, this unique race is open to all skill levels with awards for three different classes!

Join us at the third annual Great Miami River Races!

Participants are encouraged to park at Treasure Island Park, 409 N. Elm St, Troy, OH 45373. 

Registration and Packet Pick - Up:
Check-in starts at 8:00am on July 28th at the Treasure Island Marina.

Race Course:

The 12.1 mile race - 10am
A 12.1 Mile course starting at the Treasure Island Park in Troy and traveling along the beautiful Great Miami River and finishing at Adventures on the Great Miami. The course does include a short 100ft portage around a Low Dam in Troy. 

Race participants will launch at 15 min increments starting at 10:00am. All participants must finish by 9:00pm or will be disqualified and transported back to Adventures on the Great Miami. Once you've completed the race, you and your boat will be transported back to Treasure Island Park.

This year we are introducing three classes for all three races.

Racing Class: Racing class is for any individual participant using a kayak over 14 feet long.

Individual class:
 Individual class is for any individual participant using a kayak, canoe, or S.U.P. under 14' long.

Team Class:
Team class is for any 2 people using a 2 person kayak or canoe.

Two trained volunteers will be launched with each heat as a lag team. Two trained volunteers will be posted at every 2 mile increment. 4 volunteers will be posted at the low dam in Troy helping participants safely portage the dam.

First place will receive $100 cash and free entry into all of next year's event, second place will receive free entry into all of next year's event and all participants will receive a medal.


(non-refundable, non-transferable, does not include canoe or kayak rental)

12.1 mile river race
$55 per individual and racing class (kayak or S.U.P. board), $80 per team class( (two person canoe or kayak)

Canoes and Kayaks are available for rental from Adventures on the Great Miami for $25 per person

All registrations include one t-shirt, one meal from the food trucks if registered by July 18th and all participants get a medal.

Register here:

When & Where

Jul 28, 2018


10:00 AM

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