Put your oars in for Verde River Canoe Challenge
The 11th annual Verde River Canoe Challenge will take place at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 26. The 10-mile canoe/kayak race will begin at White Bridge Park (Verde River and Route 260) and end at Beasley Flats Recreation Area. A free shuttle service will be provided between Beasley Flats and White Bridge Park.
There will be both men's and women's competitive and recreational event categories. First- and second-place winners in each category receive trophies.
Online registration deadline is March 16. The entry fee is $20 per adult and $15 per child. No registrations will be taken on the day of the race. Register online at www.active.com/outdoors/camp-verde-az/verde-river-canoe-challenge-2011?int=29-6. Participant check-in is located at the White Bridge Park between 7:30 and 9:30 a.m. For more information, contact Charles Hammersley, NAU Parks and Recreation Department, at (928) 523-6655, (928) 523-6655 or e-mail email@example.com.