Kick off the paddling season on April 29, 2018 with the 36th Run of the Charles: Boston's Premier Paddling Race. As CRWA's 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 1,500 racers and thousands more spectators each year! Races start at various starting points along the Charles River from Dedham to Brighton.
Run of the Charles Race Schedule
We invite pro paddlers to join in the 19 mile race where we will start all pro paddlers in the first heat to give you the opportunity to train and compete with your peers.