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***Friday, July 21st pre-registration and bag pickup moved to City of La Crosse Parks, Recreation & Forestry, 400 La Crosse St., La Crosse, WI: Click Here for Map.

Friday    
Event Start End
Race Bag Pickup*** 2:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m.
Registration*** 2:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m.
Watercraft Coast Guard Safety Check Canceled* Canceled*
Beginners Kayak Class Canceled* Canceled*
 *Due to inclement weather.
Saturday    
Event Start End
Day of Registration Opens 6:30 a.m. 8:30 a.m.
Local Food & Drink Vendors* 8:00 a.m. 4:00 p.m.
14 Mile Pre-race Meeting 8:15 a.m. 8:25 a.m.
Staging Begins 14 Mile 8:30 a.m. 8:45 a.m.
14 Mile Canoe Kayak Race 9:00 a.m. ~Noon
4 Mile Pre-paddle Meeting 8:30 a.m. 8:40 a.m.
Staging Begins 4 Mile 9:00 a.m. 9:15 a.m.
4 Mile Fun Paddle 9:15 a.m. ~Noon
Live Music ** 11:00 a.m. 3:30 p.m.
Outdoor Expo 11:00 a.m. 4:00 p.m.
KidZone 11:00 a.m. 4:00 p.m.
Birding Tour 12:30 p.m. 2:00 p.m.
Paddleboard Yoga Session 1 12:30 p.m. 1:30 p.m.
Race Awards Ceremony 1:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m.
Paddleboard Yoga Session 2 2:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m.
Children’s Open Paddle – 15 min. each 2:30 p.m. 3:30 p.m.
Paddleboard Jousting 3:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m.
Giveaway Winner Annoucements 3:30 p.m. 3:45 p.m.

*Breakfast only 8-11am, coffee at 7:30am
**Sets split between varying performers. Schedule TBD.

*Times of events subject to change. Visit the Catgut Paddle Updates page or Facebook page for more info.

REMINDER: Canoe, kayak, and SUP rentals are not included in the 14-mile Canoe Kayak race or the 4-mile Fun Paddle. You must bring your own or rent them. Watercrafts are included in limited quantities in all other event rates. To view rental info, click here. To view event info, click here.