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The Run of the Charles Canoe and Kayak Race

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32nd Run of the Charles Canoe and Kayak Race

Sunday, April 27, 2014


Register | Race Book | Forms | Sponsors

The Run of the Charles Canoe & Kayak Race, the signature event of the Charles River Watershed Association, is the largest flat bottom boat race in New England and is a major event in Greater Boston, kicking off the canoe and kayak season. The Run of the Charles draws an average of 1,400 racers and thousands of spectators each year.

Run of the Charles Races include:

• 26-Mile Professional Marathon, $5,000 in cash prizes
• 24-Mile Corporate Relay
• 24-Mile Non-Corporate Relay - government, women, mixed and open classes
• 19-Mile Races
• 9-Mile Races
• 6-Mile Races
• Paddleboard divisions

  start line


2014 ROTC Race Forms and Documents

Race Book Picnic Space Form Dedham Start
Volunteer Sign-up  
Participant Forms Sponsor Forms
Registration Form Sponsor Proposal
Rules Vendor Contract
Course Map Ad Contract
Driving Directions


2014 Race Sponsors

Gold Sponsors

Boston Duck Tours CRCK WickedLocal
Silver Sponsor    
Charles River Apparel    

Bronze Sponsors




Supporting Sponsors


In-Kind Donors

  Moseleys DMA


31st Run of the Charles Results

Click here for our 2013 Race Results and photos.

Updated December 7, 2014