Time & Location
About the Event
Up and Back Boat Race August 21 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm CDT
Save the Date. Check the Up and Back Facebook Page for Updates.
Pre-registration on this site is strongly encouraged. Same day registration is $25 more and t-shirt sizes may be limited. Online registration deadline is Friday, August 13. Mandatory check-in is Friday, August 20 from 5:30 - 7:30 pm at the Junction (Schreiner Park) city park pavilion. If you absolutely cannot attend check-in, please let us know so we can plan accordingly. Boats can put in at 8:30 am Saturday morning. Race begins at 9:00 am Saturday and must be completed by 9:00 pm Saturday in order to qualify for the finisher's drawing. Complimentary meal will be served Saturday evening starting at 6:30 pm and there will be live entertainment by Banjoy as well from 7:30 - 10:30 pm.
Paddlers wanted! Join us Saturday, August 21 at 9:00 am at Junction’s city park for a truly unique paddling challenge. Racers have 12 hours to finish the 35-ish mile course that both starts and ends at Lake Junction in the city's municipal park. Divisions include tandem, men's solo, women's solo and SUP. Any man-powered craft is permitted. All racers who complete the race within the 12-hour time frame will be entered into the finisher's drawing for cash and other prizes. $5 of every registration benefits the Junction Lions Club charities fund. Come enjoy our beautiful river and support a great cause!