Event Info

2022 will mark the 9th year for this annual event. The Lester River Race is a downriver whitewater kayak race held on the class IV-V Lester River in Duluth, MN. The date of the race is Saturday March 30th!

The unique setting of the race course within the city limits of Duluth and with easy access from the Lester River Road, makes this event a great opportunity for spectators, photographers, and families to watch expert paddlers race in the type of whitewater usually only found in remote, inaccessible rivers.