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Taming of the Slough: Mississippi River Adventure Race

Event Details

September 17, 2016 9:00 AM — September 17, 2016 1:00 PM
Location: Mississippi River at Illiniwek State Park
Hampton, IL / 61256
Contact Name: River Action
Email: riveraction@riveraction.org
Phone: 5633222969
Website: www.riveraction.org

Event Description

Paddle: 3.8 mile loop around Campbell’s Island in the Mississippi River including Campbell’s Island Slough. Mountain Bike:  3.8 mile paved ride round trip to Illiniwek Forest Preserve for a challenging 4.5 mile mountain bike course. Run:  2 mile cross-country run on paved and off-road trails along the RiverWay trail and through McNeal’s Reserve. Team Competitions:  2-person team:  two members (canoe or kayak) complete all legs of the race. Team result is the average of individual times.  3-person team:  Three members complete a relay of paddle, bike, and run.  Corporate Adventure Challenge:  Three-person relay representing a business, competing for traveling trophy and bragging rights.