SCUGOG: The 48th annual Canoe the Nonquon will once again be hitting the water on Saturday, June 4.
Races start at 8 a.m. and people can participate in the event anytime between then and 10:30 a.m.
The course starts at the bridge on Scugog Line 12, located between Old Simcoe Rd. and Simcoe St., North, and participants will paddle across 12 kilometres of river and then there will be an 8 kilometre sprint to the finish line. Kawartha Outfitters has offered free canoe and kayak rentals for the race.
Registration takes place at the Latcham Centre on Friday, June 3 from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. and Saturday, June 4 from 7 a.m. until 10 a.m. The minimum race entry fee is $50 per Canoe, Kayak or Stand Up Paddleboard. A silent auction will also be held on the Friday from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. and on the Saturday from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., with many local businesses donating the prizes. Shuttle vans are available to take participants back to their cars upon concluding the race. All proceeds from the event will go towards the Scugog Shores Museums.
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