2023 Meduxnekeag River Race
Aroostook County's most exciting canoe race!
Join Roughly 100 Spring Time High Water River Racers Very Enthusiastic About Paddling Over 9 Miles In Aroostook County!
For Over 35 Years, This Houlton Maine River Race Has Helped Raise Money For Higher Education And To Celebrate Spring. Stay Tuned For The Moving Date Depending On Water Levels During Spring Snow Melt Off Signaling The End Of Winter In Maine.
This is a qualifying race.
Watch The Canoe Race Videos Of This Yearly Spring Outdoor Family Fun Event.
Fresh Air, Fast Water, Fun Times With Others In Your Canoe Or On The River That Starts In New Limerick! The Canoe Race Ends At Riverfront Park In Houlton, Maine.
Event Details: Saturday April 29, at 10:00 A.M. at Wellington's on the Station Road in New Limerick. Pre-registration by mail, phone, or visits to the Chamber of Commerce is suggested. Check-in at the race site from 8:00 A.M. to 9:30 A.M. - Race Briefing at 9:30 A.M. ( Must be at briefing to take part in the race). Course: From Wellington's to the second bridge in downtown Houlton - Approximately 8 miles. Immediately Following the race there will be a lunch and awards ceremony.
Directions & More Information: DIRECTIONS: FROM THE SOUTH - Take Exit # 291 off 95 in Smyrna- bear right at exit, turn right at Cameron's Market which will be on your right approximately 5 miles from exit. Race start is on left, approximately 1 mile from market. FROM THE NORTH - From Route #1, take right at third set of lights at the Lincoln Agency (Route 2). Turn left at Cameron's Market which will be 5.3 miles. Race start is on left, approximately 1 mile from market. For more information, contact Jane Torres, 532-4216 or 694-3414 or email: [email protected]