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47 th Annual Great Smith River Canoe and Kayak Race, Wolfeboro NH
May 20 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Wolfeboro, NH – The 47 th Annual Great Smith River Canoe and Kayak Race, sponsored by the
Wolfeboro Lions Club, will take place on Saturday, May 20, at 1:15 pm at Allen Albee Beach (Albee
Beach Rd. Wolfeboro). The four-mile race includes a ¼ mile of class 2 white water rapids and two
portages. Location End: Wolfeboro Town Docks
There are 19 classes to suit everyone, from novice to expert. So, get those canoes, kayaks, and paddles
ready, grab a friend or go it alone. Registration is $20 per paddler; the first 50 participants registered will
receive a free t-shirt. Prizes will be awarded to the first three finishers in each class.
Registration forms are available at the Wolfeboro Chamber of Commerce at 32 Central Ave. in
Wolfeboro, on the Wolfeboro Lions Facebook page, or by calling 603-569-5454. Racers can also register
the day of the race at Albee Beach from 10 am-12:45 pm. All proceeds from the race will benefit Lions
Club Scholarships. For More information, contact Race Chair Roger Murray at 603-569-5454.
The Lions Club motto is “We Serve,” and Lions put it into action every day. Lions are caring men and
women who come together to be the difference in their communities. “We believe we can do so much
more together than we can alone.” The Wolfeboro Lions Club donates to local charities and non-profit
groups, as well as funding several Wolfeboro Lions scholarship programs, and assisting those in need of
glasses and hearing aids.