Run of the Charles: Boston’s Premier Paddling Race
Sunday, April 26, 2020
Kick off the paddling season on April 26, 2020 with the 38th Run of the Charles. As Charles River Watershed Associations signature event, the Run of the Charles is the largest flat-bottomed boat race in New England and a major event in Greater Boston, where it draws an average of 1,000 racers and thousands more spectators each year!
Races start in Weston and Brighton and all races finish at DCR’s Artesani Park on Soldiers Field Road in Brighton where race fans and families gather at our expanded Finishline Festival to enjoy a day of music, refreshments, exhibits, raffles, picnics and awards.
Canoe, kayak, and stand-up paddling enthusiasts from throughout the US and Canada compete in a variety of races, including:
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Don't want to register but would still like to donate?Donation to Charles River Watershed Association
Don't want to register but would still like to purchase something?$5.00Purchase Single Raffle Tickets
$5 for a single ticket. Winners will be drawn in the days following the Race.$10.00Purchase Three Raffle Tickets
$10 for three raffle tickets. Winners will be drawn in the days following the Race.