This is the Unofficial Site of the Broadkill
Canoe and Kayak Race.
Results of the 2014 15th Annual Broadkill Canoe and Kayak
Race are right
as a pdf or webpage
The 15th Annual Race will be held Saturday August 23rd. Details
to follow, but they are essentially the same as last year.
From the Cape Gazzette August 15, 2014
The 15th annual Broadkill River Canoe
and Kayak Race is just around the bend. This popular 10-mile race up the
scenic and challenging Broadkill River in Milton will take place Saturday,
Paddlers with all levels of experience
have a chance to test their mettle in several categories - single or tandem
canoe or kayak; fast kayak; paddleboard or four-person or more canoe.
Besides awards for the winners, there will be a prize for the best race
Registration starts at 8:30 a.m. at
Oyster Rocks with the race start at 10. The race ends in Milton’s Memorial
The Broadkill River Canoe and Kayak
Race takes place in conjunction with Bargains on the Broadkill, a festival
sponsored by the Milton Chamber of Commerce with vendors, food, and the far
less strenuous Great Duck Race offering cash and other prizes to the first
25 winners. Family and friends can enjoy the festival and then cheer on the
canoe and kayak racers as they reach the finish line.
Racers are encouraged to preregister to
guarantee they will receive a T-shirt. However, registrations are allowed
the day of the race.
Sponsors for the race are still being
accepted. Individuals or businesses that wish to support this wet and wild
event, should contact Maryellen Kiernan at
firstname.lastname@example.org or call
302-684-8889 for further information.
They are still perfecting the registration form. We'll post a
link as soon as we know.
To wet your whistle, here's a video from Jeff Firkin who was Firkin
cruising in the 4 man canoe
Irish Eyes is sponsoring the event benefiting the Milton
Chamber of Commerce
The 15th Annual
Broadkill River Canoe and Kayak race will be held the fourth Saturday in
August. This is the
largest canoe and kayak race on the Peninsula. It starts with
Oyster Rocks Road. North of Lewes Delaware and
ends 10 miles later in Milton. Pre register or sign up the day of the
event. Registration begins at 8:00 am. Race starts 10:00.
Irish Eyes at 302-684-5005
We've found Irish Eyes to be
strategically located near the finish line. $cheap PBR's
Irish Eyes Website
The 14th annual
Broadkill River Canoe and Kayak Race
A big thank you to Irish
Eyes for taking this race on at the last minute and doing a superb job!
RESULTS ARE HERE
haven't seen any photos or videos posted yet this year.
Send us a link email@example.com
Results from the 13th Annual Broadkill Canoe and
are! These are the absolute no-shit final results. Posted
Race Results 2012
open to your suggestions for further improvements. Send us an email at
Marc Clery has excellent photos
From the C-4 Team
Parts 1-2-3 of the C-4 forward facing Go-Pro
camera at the Broadkill race can be found here:
per Dave Armstrong: Please feel free to
post/share the links.
from the press release
The 13th annual
Broadkill River Canoe and Kayak Race
Saturday August 25th, 2012
Always the 4th Saturday in August unless it is not.
Day of Race Check-in Starts at 8:30 AM
Race Starts Promptly at 10 AM
Start - the end of Oyster Rocks Rd (off Rt 1 near Lewes)
Finish - Milton Memorial Park
The Milton Theatre brings the drama outdoors at the "wild & wet" 13th
Annual Canoe and Kayak Race to support the future of the theatre. This
popular race invites both pros and amateurs to paddle 10 miles on the
beautiful, unspoiled Broadkill River for the greater glory of personal
accomplishment, a bit of recognition and a medal.
Check-in starts at
8:30 a.m. at the end of Oyster Rocks Rd. (Rd 264), which is the starting
point for the race. You may also register at this time but we recommend
that you register in advance.
Click here for 2012 Registration Form
If you register by July 25th, you receive a free commemorative t-shirt!
registration form has the classes and costs.
The race begins at 10:00 a.m. from the end of Oyster Rocks Rd. There is a
tiny parking area at the launch site. However, it is much better if you
arrange to be dropped off.
Map to Oyster Rocks Road
Finish: The race ends at
Milton's Memorial Park to the sound of thunderous applause and the
presentation of medals!
In Memorial Park, the Bargains on the Broadkill event will be taking place
with plenty to keep fans and families entertained until (and well-after) the
arrival of our paddlers.
Call the Milton Theatre office at (302) 684-3400 for additional informtion.
Call Quest Kayak (302) 745-2925 for information about rentals and the
Canoe and Kayak Race on the Broadkill is
RESCHEDULED FOR OCTOBER 8TH,
2010 RESULTS ARE HERE
We are updating as corrections are brought to our attention, and as of April we
are still correcting data, but our aim is to get it right, sometime, soon,
We are still missing the names of 3 paddlers and I have
three paddlers that I don’t have times for, including Eric.
Mike and Alycia did a great job of helping out the
Milton Theatre volunteers. I loved the staggered start, but I suspect
it may have lead to more work for the scorers at the end. Our hats off
to anyone that undertakes organizing a race.
So please send corrections to
the results, including spelling and such to
We do at least try to get it right.
I'll add this years race to the master composite when