For Immediate Release
April 14, 2021
Contact: Debbie Gendreau, Assistant Director
647 Main Street
Bangor, ME 04401
Kenduskeag Stream Canoe Race Information
BANGOR, MAINE- As we get ready for the 54th annual Kenduskeag Stream Canoe Race, we would like to give people some updates as to changes this year. These changes were made to accommodate more paddlers and to follow all CDC safety guidelines
- Race begins at 8:00 am. There will be 5 waves/heats. Last heat leaves the starting line at 10:00 am.
- RACE IS FULL! No race day registrations allowed.
- There will be no spectators allowed at Six Mile Falls.
- WABI-TV5 will be broadcasting from Six Mile Falls via livestream on their Facebook page. The broadcast will begin on race day starting at 10:00 am and will be shared on the Bangor Parks and Recreation Facebook page as well. It will not air on TV the day of the race, but an hour long special will be shown on WABI-TV5 on Saturday, April 24 from 10:00-11:00 am.
- We ask that there be no gatherings at the starting line in Kenduskeag Village nor at the finish line and take out area at Broad Street Park in Bangor.
- When watching the race along the stream, we ask that you please wear a mask when with others who are not in your immediate family.
- To limit the number of people gathered in one area, only award winners will be allowed to be at the ceremony after the race.
- Keep an eye on our twitter feed for updates through the day, @BangorParksRec as well as our Instagram page BangorParksandRec.
- If you have registered for the race, you must pick up your bib and goody bag packets by 4:30 pm on Friday, April 16 at the Bangor Parks and Recreation office at 647 Main Street in Bangor. Office hours are 8:00 am – 4:30 pm. Race participants can find more information at bangorparksandrec.com.
Thank you and good luck to all the racers in this year's event.
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