Grand Isle to host canoe/kayak race Saturday

GRAND ISLE, Maine — Water racers take note: the annual Greater Grand Isle Canoe & Kayak Race will take place on Saturday, June 16.

The event will begin with registration at 8 a.m. The race will take off at 10 a.m. from the Madawaska Boat Landing and finish at the Grand Isle boat landing.

The cost is $10 for adults and $7 for children under 12. Participants may pre-register at the Grand Isle General Store.

A hot dog roast will start at 10:30 a.m. in Grand Isle. There will be a raffle drawing for a fishing kayak, and organizers will award prizes once the last craft arrives at the finish.

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