Riverthon 2015: Experience the Ohio River Like Never Before
Riverthon 2015 will be held in Louisville Kentucky on October 3, 2015. The four Paddlesport race series features four downriver races on the Ohio River:
- The Louisville 50 (Riverthon’s signature event), a 50 mile adventure race from Westport, KY to West Point, KY
- The Mayor’s Cup, a 22 mile race from Westport, KY to Louisville’s Waterfront Park – be the first to cross the finish line and have your name engraved on the Louisville Mayor’s Cup trophy!
- The SUP-7, A 7 mile Stand up Paddleboard race from Harrods Creek, KY to Waterfront Park
- The Voyageur Canoe Race, an ultimate canoe challenge, is a 7 mile race from Harrods Creek, KY to Waterfront Park. Teams of 11 paddlers race 30’ Voyageur Canoes, furnished by the City of Louisville.
The Riverthon racing series started in 2011 with running of the first Mayor’s Cup Race. In 2013 the Louisville 50 race was added and in 2015 it has grown to four events. Riverthon is produced and conducted by River City Paddlesports, Inc. a 501c3 all-volunteer nonprofit corporation. A portion of donations for Riverthon are designated for charity.
Event information and registration fees can be found at Riverthon.org.
You can also find more information on their Facebook Page: Facebook.com/Riverthon.
Photo Credit: Photos provided by Riverthon