A 1 mile boat race and 5k foot race fundraiser to celebrate the life of Leif Eriksson and the Viking way. The race takes place on October 2nd, 2021 at 9am in Charlevoix, Michigan. This event is a fundraiser for Charlevoix Schools Rayder Den. The Rayder Den services Middle and High School students who are experiencing food insecurity. The Rayder Den is staffed by members of the Christ Episcopal Church, First Congregational Church, and St Mary’s Catholic Church. Participants can compete in both the row and run or just one of the events. One mile boat race goes from Depot Beach to Ferry Beach in Charlevoix. Participants will have to bring their own kayak/canoe and wear a USCG approved life jacket. The 5k will traverse along a road course in the city of Charlevoix. Registration is $25 until 5/1/2021, $30 from 5/1 to 9/18, $35 from 9/19 to 9/30 and $40 up to the day of the event. Registration up to 9/18 includes a collectible t-shirt and swag from various sponsors. Additional shirts may be purchased for $20.
Event details and schedule
- Event Date is October 2nd, 2021
- Row starts at 9am at Depot Beach
- Run starts at 9am at Ferry Beach
- Be at FERRY Beach at between 8AM-8:30AM if you are RUNNING ONLY to receive your race packet.
- Be at DEPOT Beach at between 8AM-8:30AM if you are doing the ROW portion to receive your race packet.
- Please bring waiver (if you have not mailed it)
- Row event launches at Depot Beach. Rowers, please have someone pick you up at Ferry Beach so as to not leave boats at Ferry Beach Park for too long.
- Park at Ferry Beach for running event.
- No shuttle will be available.