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Monday, April 03, 2006

Fifth Annual Dog Paddle Race scheduled for June 10, 2006

The Fifth Annual Dog Paddle Race is set for June 10, 2006 from 8 AM until 1 PM, at Luscher / Navco Park. Located off Navco Road on Dog River in Mobile, Alabama. The event will include kayak, canoe, and rowboat races. The races will allow all racers experienced or otherwise a chance at stretching their arms. This year, the racing events will include:

Men's 1-mile at 8:30 AM
Women's 1-mile at 9:15 AM
Junior's (under 14) ½-mile at 10 AM
Parent-child's ½-mile at 10:30 AM
Novice ½-mile 11 AM
Open Division 2-miles at 11:30 AM

The $20 entry fee for adults and the $10 entry fee for students (with student identification) will include entry to any and all eligible races the entrant wishes to enter and one t-shirt. Spectators who wish to just observe, will have the experience of watching the race, enjoying good company, and lots of fun at Mobile's only public access to Dog River. A limited number of kayaks will be available for entrants who do not have the proper watercraft to use during races, or to just try out. The kayaks will be distributed on a first-come first-serve basis. All proceeds from the Dog Paddle will go to Dog River Clearwater Revival. Profits will be used to support activities that promote the improvement of water quality in Dog River. Registration forms are available at Sunshine Canoe Rental, Michelle's, McCoy Outdoor, Blankenship's Universal Hardware, Boat US, Wigmans and local sporting and boating outlets. In the event of rain, the event will be held on the following day, June 11th, 2006. For more information call 510-0430 or follow the hyperlink at the following Web site:http://dogriver.southalabama.edu/