Remington I - 2020
2020 Date: July 18th!
The 2020 Remington I is a 10.5 mile downstream race on the Oswegatchie River from Heuvelton to Ogdensburg, NY. The course is flatwater, however there are two portages*, one around the Eel Weir Dam at the six mile mark, and the final portage around the Ogdensburg Dam. The finish line will be at Smugglers Cafe Boat Launch.
* The finish line may be moved upstream (race shortened) eliminating the final portage due to water level concerns on race day.
Preregistration is required and limited to 50 paddlers! Registration ends on July 15th or before if we reach 50 paddlers! You must also download, print and sign a liability waiver and bring it with you on race day!
This is NOT a Seaway Festival event in 2020, but will return as a Seaway Sponsored event in 2021.
Launch at the Heuvelton Boat Launch off Lisbon St./Horseshoe Rd. in Heuvelton, NY. There are no restroom or port-a-john facilities at the Heuvelton Boat Launch!
There are two portages*, one around the Eel Weir Dam at the six mile mark, and the final portage around the Ogdensburg Dam.
Finish* is at Smugglers Cafe Boat Launch (below the Ogdensburg Dam). There are restrooms located at Smugglers Cafe, 54 East River Street, Ogdensburg , NY 13669.
There will be no shuttle service! Parking is available at the finish line behind Smugglers Cafe in a large unpaved field.
Two buoys will mark both the start and finish lines.
Race Start Time: 10:00 a.m.
No Awards! Results will be announced 2.5 hours after the start.
Registration Fee: $10, (a PayPal link to pay will be sent via email after submitting the preregistration form or you may pay by cash/check payable to: St. Lawrence Valley Paddlers at the race start). Please have exact cash or check as no change will be provided!
* The finish line may be moved upstream (race shortened) eliminating the final portage and finish at Smugglers Cafe due to water level concerns on race day.