Martintown Ontairo — The 42nd Annual Raisin River Canoe Race was held on Sunday April 27th and hosted by the Raisin Region Conservation Authority. The following snapshots were taken by Allison Papineau.
167 boats entered the race, 160 boats started the race, and 136 boats finished the race. 51 of the 305 paddles were 18 or younger.
The fastest time went to Corey Van Loon of St. Andrews West who scored an impressive time of 2 hours 46 minutes and 23 seconds.
Crowds lined up near the Martintown Dam to watch racers attempt the challenging pass. The water temperature at the Dam was a cool 7.5 degrees Celsius.
Full results are posted on the RRCA’s website at http://www.rrca.on.ca.