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Posted 21 August 2013, 6:42 pm NDT
We've just added interactive Google Maps of both the Expedition and Classic race routes. Please view the "Race Routes" section in the left menu bar.
Posted 19 August 2013, 11:18 pm NDT
2013 Important Details for all Participants

Please register as soon as possible. Ensure you and your canoe comply with the rules.

For all Participants in the 67 Km Expedition Race

- 0800 hrs - Arrive at Edwards Island turnoff (this is 1.7 km west of Edwards Brook or 37 km west of Muskrat Falls Muskrat Falls - on the Trans Labrador Highway). Register and then drive/walk to Start on Churchill River.

- 0900 hrs – Mass start.

- Approximately 1130-1300 hrs –...
Posted 23 August 2012, 5:10 pm NDT
Attention all participants and spectators in the Great Labrador Canoe Race.

A detailed briefing indicates the weather forecast on Sunday is for strong winds throughout the day and showers. As safety is the priority of our organization, the Committee has changed the schedule so that both the Expedition and Classic races will occur on Saturday. The routine will be identical to what was done in 2011. The forecast for Saturday is sunny, warm and light winds. Apologies for any inconvenience...
Posted 11 June 2012, 4:29 pm NDT
Please join our Great Labrador Canoe Race Facebook Page and learn more about our growing community of participants and event activities...
Posted 15 May 2012, 8:54 am NDT
The 2nd annual Great Labrador Canoe Race occurred on 27-28 August 2011. Forty-one teams from Labrador, Newfoundland and Quebec participated in the 2011 Races and the chance to win over $12,000 in cash, prizes or just have a great deal of fun.

The two day Expedition Race started on 27 August at Edwards Island on the Churchill River. After paddling 32 km to Muskrat Falls, the 19 teams had to portage to the top of the steep hill and the check-in station. The following morning the teams departed...
Posted 27 August 2011, 9:07 pm NDT
All 19 teams completed the first leg of the Expedition Race in under 4 hours while enjoying sunny skies, plus 25 celsius and light winds. For a detailed listing of day one race results click Registered Racers and Unofficial Results Day One
Posted 25 August 2011, 11:45 am NDT
Posted 23 August 2011, 12:39 pm NDT
The official Race Route and Rules for the 2011 Labrador Canoe Race have been revised as final preparations are in place for the weekend event with over 30 teams registered to date.

The Classic Race will start 1100 Sunday Aug. 28 at the Churchill River Causeway.

The Expedition Race will start 0900 Saturday Aug 27 at Edwards Brook and 0900 Sunday Aug 28 at the Muskrat Falls portage.

Further details along with important reminders for all participants are included in the updated Race Rules and Race Routes.

Race Location and Routes REVISED August 23, 2011

2011 Race Rules REVISED August 23, 2011
Posted 04 August 2011, 11:03 am NDT
Registration forms are being received daily both for the classic and expedition races. Download the 2011 Race Registration Form and drop by the Coopers' Minipi Fly Shop along with your registration fee of $20 per person.
Posted 25 May 2011, 4:40 pm NDT
Thanks to the support of our sponsors, the 2010 inaugural event of the Great Labrador Canoe Race was a tremendous success. A total of 38 two-person teams participated with many more spectators both at the start and the finish. The atmosphere and enthusiasm was infectious. All who participated, and many others since, indicated their interest to continue growing the Great Labrador Canoe Race.

Our objectives remain the same for 2011 and include providing a competitive and recreational event...
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