River Runners Event Guide

Some of the goings-on in and around Buena Vista, Salida and Cañon City.

May
25
Mon
CKS Paddlefest Race to the Grill @ River Runners Browns Canyon
May 25 @ 12:30 pm – 5:30 pm
CKS Paddlefest Race to the Grill @ River Runners Browns Canyon

Updates for the 2020 Race to the Grill

The annual CKS Paddlefest Race to the Grill will be at River Runners Browns Canyon on May 25 (Memorial Day), 2020. Register at River Runners starting at 11:00 am. Shuttles will go to Wilderness Aware starting at noon. It is recommended to drop your craft at the put-in. The race starts at 12.30 pm and finishes at River Runners around 2:00 pm. Awards will follow. Rafts, kayaks, duckies and SUPs are all invited to race. Everyone can join the party.

The race is a time-trial release down a Class II section of the Arkansas River. – starting at Wilderness Aware and ending at the River Runners Riverside Grill. Enjoy a relaxing afternoon on a sandy beach of the Arkansas River with cold drinks and hot food.