News and Updates


April 22nd, 2017:  Pictures of the Race

Looking for pictures of this year's race?  Rick Balderson shared a treasure trove of great shots on flickr, have a look here.

April 15th, 2017:  Great turnout for 2017

Over 120 teams registered in this year's Jock River Race!  Preliminary results are available in the results section of the website.  Two teams finished under 1 hour, Ryan Stepka and Pierre Lavictoire paddled to first place in 0:57:43 while Robert Ross finished just under the hour mark at 0:59:55!  Congrats to all racers.


APRIL 14th, 2017:  Record Number of Pre-Registrations are in

Water levels and weather are looking good for race day.  A record number of teams have pre-registered for this year's event.  Race start is at 12pm on Saturday.  Reminder that life jackets must be warn at all times during the race.  See you at the race.


March 26, 2017:  Race Postponed to April 15th!

Due to recent cold weather the race has been postponed to April 15th.  The forecast for warmer weather and rain should see the river open up within the next couple of weeks.  Pre-registered teams will be contacted and offered a refund.  Early bird and online registrations have been extended to April 11th and April 14th respectively.


March 23, 2017:  River Update

Planning and registrations progressing well for the race.  Mother Nature may have something to say about the race date.  We're closely monitoring river conditions and will update here and on facebook if a change is required. Registered paddlers will be contacted directly.


April 5, 2017:  Registrations are open!

Online registrations are open with early bird pricing offering significant discounts.  Sign up and come join us for this year's race!


Race date:  April 8th, 2017

April 8th has been set as the tentative date is set for the race.  Of course the race is at the mercy of Mother Nature and will be moved to a different Saturday depending on when the river is free of ice.  Changes to the date will be announced on this website. 

Early Bird Registration Opens:  March 1st, 2017

Early bird registrations will be available again this year starting March 1st.