Canoe and Kayaking Racing

Greens Bayou Canoe and Kayak Classic

 

GREENS BAYOU CANOE and KAYAK CLASSIC

28th Running

Saturday March 23 , 2019

9:30 am

Foster Park 12895 Greens Bayou Street

 

 

Started by Tom Wilkinson, Randy Hood and Grady Hicks

 

This year will feature the K-1 ICF race as part of the four race Global Sports Kayaking series culminating in the USACK National Marathon Team Time Trials. 

 

The following classes will be contested and starts will be staggered based on boat type and number of entrants.

 

SUP                                 K-1 ICF

Unlimited Solo                 Tandem Unlimited

Aluminum                         OC-1

USCA C-1                         USCA C-2

Surf Skis                           Recreational Kayak Short

Recreational Kayak Long

 

SUP and Rec Kayak will compete on the 1 loop course and the other classes will paddle the 2 loop course.  Each lap is 4 miles.

 

The course begins at Foster Park.  It is the same as in the past starting going downstream(to the right) and proceeding to the second bridge.  Turn here around the pilings and proceed upstream past the second upstream bridge to turn around a buoy.  The loop is complete when you reach the park.

 

Entry fees:  Adult Classes $15

 

Race Location

 

Thomas Bell Foster Park at 12895 Greens Bayou Street is the new starting location for the race. Take I-10 East through Houston and exit at Normandy St.  Turn left going north and take the second left on Greens Bayou St.  The park is one block down on the left.

 

For additional information contact Grady Hicks at (713)453-5071