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Run of the Charles - Charles River Watershed Association
  • Run of the Charles - Charles River Watershed Association
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  • Run of the Charles - Charles River Watershed Association
Date
Sunday, April 29, 2018

Location
Races start at various starting points along the Charles River from Dedham to Brighton


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Spread the word on social media! Share your ROTC moments with #runofthecharles, tweet us @cleancharles, and post to facebook.com/cleancharles. 

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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!

2018 Race Details

Participate in Run of the Charles: Boston's Premier Paddling Race
 Paddle  
 Sponsor 
Volunteer

The 36th Run of the Charles includes

  • 24-Mile Corporate Relay
  • 24-Mile Non-Corporate Relay - government, women, mixed and open classes
  • 19-Mile Races
  • 9-Mile Races
  • 6-Mile Races
  • Paddleboard divisions

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.

Finish Line Festival

Watch the race at the free Finish Line Festival at DCR's Artesani/Herter Park. The festival kicks of at 11:30 am and features live music, raffles, and vendors. All of the races end at the Finish Line Festival. 

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  • Run of the Charles 2016 - Charles River Watershed Association
  • Run of the Charles 2016 - Charles River Watershed Association
  • Run of the Charles 2016 - Charles River Watershed Association
  • Run of the Charles 2016 - Charles River Watershed Association
  • Run of the Charles 2016 - Charles River Watershed Association
  • Run of the Charles 2016 - Charles River Watershed Association
  • Run of the Charles 2016 - Charles River Watershed Association
  • Run of the Charles 2016 - Charles River Watershed Association
  • Run of the Charles 2016 - Charles River Watershed Association
  • Run of the Charles 2016 - Charles River Watershed Association
  • Run of the Charles 2016 - Charles River Watershed Association
  • Run of the Charles 2016 - Charles River Watershed Association
  • Run of the Charles 2016 - Charles River Watershed Association
  • Run of the Charles 2016 - Charles River Watershed Association
  • Run of the Charles 2016 - Charles River Watershed Association
  • Run of the Charles 2016 - Charles River Watershed Association
  • Run of the Charles 2016 - Charles River Watershed Association
  • Run of the Charles 2016 - Charles River Watershed Association
  • Run of the Charles 2016 - Charles River Watershed Association
  • Run of the Charles 2016 - Charles River Watershed Association
  • Run of the Charles 2016 - Charles River Watershed Association
  • Run of the Charles 2016 - Charles River Watershed Association
  • Run of the Charles 2016 - Charles River Watershed Association
  • Run of the Charles 2016 - Charles River Watershed Association
  • Run of the Charles 2016 - Charles River Watershed Association
  • Run of the Charles 2016 - Charles River Watershed Association

Photo Credits: CRWA, Stephanie Allen, and David Dobrzynski

2018 Race Sponsors

Gold Sponsors

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  • Paddle Boston
  • ESP

Bronze Sponsors

  • New England BioLabs

 

Supporting Sponsor

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  • BRA
  • Tetra Tech

Contributing Sponsor

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Show your support for Run of the Charles with a sponsorship. For more information download the sponsorship packet or contact Tani Marinovich.

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