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The 2018 HACK Race - Rain or Shine!!

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Wanda Canoe Club/Waterfront Park

24 Industrial Ave

Behind Public Works Complex

Ridgefield Park, NJ 07660

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Join us for a 9-mile Elite race and a 5 mile Youth/Adult race on the Hackensack River on Saturday, October 13! Enjoy beautiful fall foliage, a real submarine, great paddling, camaraderie, food – and your 2018 HACK Race Socks!

Hosted by Wanda Canoe Club and sponsored locally by Hackensack Riverkeeper, Inserra Shop-Rite Supermarkets and Goodboy Paddlesports.

East Coast Outrigger Racing Association (ECORA) OC1 & OC2 Point Series Race.

All Paddle crafts are welcome: C1, C2, C4, K1, K2, Voyageurs/War Canoes, OC1, OC2, Surf skis, and recreational kayaks. NO SUPs or OC6 allowed due to safety precautions.

Save time and download Safety Guidelines and Waivers.

The 9 mile competitive course will take paddlers from the Wanda Canoe Club to Historic New Bridge Landing/Steuben House and back to Wanda Canoe Club.

The 5-mile Youth/Adult races will have turnarounds at Court Street Bridge (submarine) and Rt. 46 and are counter-clockwise. Minimum age is 12 years old, experienced paddlers only. Scout Leader or Coach must verify skill level of their paddlers.

All paddlers must bring their own boats. No rentals will be available.

SCHEDULE:

7:45 AM - Check-in and Walk-up Registration

9:00 AM - MANDATORY Safety Mtg for all paddlers

10 AM Sharp - 1st Wave of 9 Mile Elite Race (additional heats at 10 minute intervals)

10:30 approx - 5 Mile Youth/Adult race begins immediately after final heat of Elite Race is launched.

Awards immediately after all races end.

Sign up on-line to receive an early bird discount:

Adult registration is $20 in advance online, $25 for walk-ups on day of the event.

Youth registration is $10 in advance online, $15 for walk-up on the day of the event.

Registration is non-refundable and benefits Hackensack Riverkeeper's and Wanda Canoe Club's paddling programs. In the event of cancellation due to dangerous weather conditions, a voucher redeemable for another event will be issued.

Early sign up is strongly encouraged as participation will be capped at 60 boats. Arrive early as parking will be limited. Starting times will be strictly enforced due to tidal conditions.

NJ State Law: PFDs may be worn or MUST be on your boat. Under 18 years old MUST wear a PFD. A sound device, such as a pealess whistle, is also required.

For more info, please call Linda Lensch at 732-610-0699, email her at llensch0027@gmail.com or visit Wanda Canoe Club at the following sites:

www.wandacc.org

www.facebook.com/wandacanoeclub

www.facebook.com/HACKRace







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Wanda Canoe Club/Waterfront Park

24 Industrial Ave

Behind Public Works Complex

Ridgefield Park, NJ 07660

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