Saturday, Mar 30, 2019 @ 12:00 PM

Red Moshannon Downriver Race

Grassflat, PA 7.5 Mile Solo, 7.5 Mile Team

This Event Took Place Sat. Mar 30, 2019

General Information

Please refer to www.redmorace.com website for all detailed information regarding the race.

https://www.facebook.com/RedMoRace/

Online registration questions can be directed to:
aaron.roos1@gmail.com

About the event

Held on a remote 7.5-mile section of Moshannon Creek between Peale Bridge near the town of Grassflat, PA and the Route 53 Bridge near the town of Moshannon, PA. At moderate levels this section of creek is rated Class II+ on the International Scale of Difficulty. High water significantly increases the difficulty. Extra flotation in boats is highly recommended. Most years there are numerous swims and bent boats!! Cold water paddling clothing is recommended. The stream & air temperatures are usually very cold.

Rules

Life jackets must be worn throughout the race-no automatically or manually inflating life jackets
Decked boaters, SUP boarders must wear helmets, helmets not required but recommended for open boaters
Decked boats must have spray skirts, decking for open canoes limited to 36” bow & stern
Canoes must be propelled with single blade paddles, operating auto floor bailers not allowed, Operating rudders or skegs not allowed.
Extra floatation placed in canoes/kayaks highly recommended.
Minimum age of solo kayak or canoe paddler is 16 years of age, Race official’s word is final.

Race Classes

Here is a general listing of the various race classes that you can enter.

Team Competitors:
OC-2 SHORT (UP TO 16’6” IN LENGTH)
OC-2 LONG (OVER 16’6” IN LENGTH)|OC-2 WOMEN (ANY LENGTH)
OC-2 MIXED (ANY LENGTH)
OC-2 OVER/UNDER: AGE OVER 30/UNDER 16 (ANY LENGTH)
OC-2 CENTURY: COMBINED AGE OF 100 (ANY LENGTH)
OC-2 COMPOSITE RECREATIONAL (ANY LENGTH)
OC-2 UNLIMITED (ANY LENGTH)|K-2 UNLIMITED (ANY LENGTH)
OPEN CLASS (CRAFT NOT FITTING OTHER CLASSES-OFFICIALS DECISION)

Solo Competitor:
OC-1 LONG, MEN (11ft or longer, PLASTIC/ROYALEX - No Kevlar or Composite)
OC-1 SHORT, MEN (Under 11ft, PLASTIC/ROYALEX - No Kevlar or Composite)
OC-1 WOMEN (ANY LENGTH, PLASTIC/ROYALEX - No Kevlar or Composite)
K-1 MEN WHITEWATER (ANY LENGTH)
K-1 WOMEN WHITEWATER (ANY LENGTH)
K-1 MASTER AGE AT LEAST 40 (ANY LENGTH)
K-1 WHITEWATER COMPOSITE (ANY LENGTH)
K-1 MEN REC SHORT (UP TO 11’ LENGTH)
K-1 MEN REC MEDIUM (UP TO 14’ LENGTH)
K-1 MEN REC LONG (OVER 14’ LENGTH)
K-1 WOMEN REC SHORT ( UP TO 11’ LENGTH)
K-1 WOMEN REC MEDIUM (UP TO 14’ LENGTH)
K-1 WOMEN REC LONG (OVER 14’ LENGTH)
OC-1 UNLIMITED ( ANY LENGTH)
K-1 UNLIMITED (ANY LENGTH)
K-1 WILDWATER (14’9” LENGTH ONLY)
SUP UNLIMITED MEN (ANY LENGTH)
SUP UNLIMITED WOMEN (ANY LENGTH)
OPEN CLASS (CRAFT NOT FITTING OTHER CLASSES-OFFICIALS DECISION)
YOUTH SOLO - 15 years of age and under. (any boat, any length) This race class subject to cancellation based on judges risk determination based on water level & weather conditions. All youth racers must be accompanied (shadowed) by a responsible adult during the race. Youth entrants are expected to have paddling skills appropriate for the river difficulty. Race officials may preclude a youth entrant from participating at any time for any reason.

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