Join MyRWA (Mystic River Watershed Association) for the 16th annual
Mystic River Herring Run and Paddle
Sunday, May 20th: 9am-afternoon
Runners, walkers, paddlers, cyclists, volunteers, spectators and all Mystic enthusiasts, we hope to see you on May 20th!
Don’t delay – Register today.
The Mystic River Herring Run and Paddle consists of a 5K Run/Walk (USATF certified course) along the Mystic River Bike Path at 9am and a 3, 9 or 12 mile Paddling Race up the Mystic River beginning at 11am. Compete in both the 5K and 12 mile paddle races and be eligible for the Iron Herring Award. Bike to the Sea will lead a 1.5 hour bicycle tour along the Mystic departing at 11:15am.
Fabulous prizes are donated by local businesses. T-Shirts provided to all who register by May 1st! This is the annual fundraiser for the Mystic River Watershed Association, an environmental non-profit organization celebrating 40 years in 2012!
Do you want to paddle but don’t have a canoe, kayak, or stand up paddleboard? Charles River Canoe & Kayak will deliver the boat or board to the race for you. Click here for details and to reserve a boat.
We hope you will join us to celebrate the return of the herring to the Mystic River!