Bridge to Bridge Race, Bristol, IN 8.27.22

In some respects the Bridge to Bridge race has been the bane of my racing existence: I seem to run the race reasonably competitively, but I typically fail to find some critical lines along the way to give me the edge I need. Yet I think part of the draw of this race is the … Continue reading Bridge to Bridge Race, Bristol, IN 8.27.22

Lions Paws for Support Paddlefest 7.30.22

Lions Paws for Support Paddlefest (Fish Lake Race) Report Photo by Julie Birge Emily Howard outdid herself once again for our beloved Fish Lake Race and festival (put on by the Lions Paws for Support). She had a few things working against her this year: the guy who typically runs the racing was unable to … Continue reading Lions Paws for Support Paddlefest 7.30.22

Three Rivers Fort Wayne Race 7.16.22

Leo, Indiana Boat Launch. Photo by Holly Wik The initial predictions for the date of the TRF race had been for temps close to 90. As it was, we were more concerned about being washed out by a storm that passed through shortly before race registration. But not to fear; the rains cleared out just … Continue reading Three Rivers Fort Wayne Race 7.16.22

Fort Wayne Canoe & Kayak Races 6.18.22

Fort Wayne Canoe & Kayak Races 6.18.2022 Race conditions don’t come much better than those we had this past Saturday for Lori’s Fort Wayne Canoe & Kayak Races. Temps in the 70’s, plenty of water, and only a light current made for an excellent race venue. No one even hit a log! This race has … Continue reading Fort Wayne Canoe & Kayak Races 6.18.22

Wildcat Creek Race 6.11.22

Taming the Wildcat!The Wildcat hissed and snarled, occasionally taking a swipe with its paw, but I managed to make it through the gauntlet – though not unscathed. And I loved every minute of it! Friends don’t let friends take long, skinny boats down the Wildcat, but I guess that explains my standing among this crew … Continue reading Wildcat Creek Race 6.11.22