Voyageur Landing Race
Sunday June 18, 2023
Voyageur Landing Forest Preserve, Elgin IL
FOR 2023 DUE TO LOW WATER LEVEL... Course is Modified as Follows...
Come and challenge your canoe, kayak, racing skills at the Illinois Paddling Council Voyageur Landing Race at Voyageur Landing Forest Preserve, Elgin IL (50 Airport Rd., Elgin, IL, 60123). This is a 8 mile upstream downstream race so no shuttling is required because the race starts and ends in the same location.
The Race starts downstream .5 miles to a counterclockwise turn around the first island. It then heads upstream 4 miles to the Carpentersville Bridge. Turns around any of the bridge's abutments and heads downstream to Voyager Landing for the finish. Total mileage about 8 miles. (See race course diagram below on this page)
Hot dogs will be served after the race and are included with the registration.
Registration cost is $20.
Registration is done on the Day of the Race and opens at 8:30AM.
This race counts points towards for the IPC traveling trophies.
Voyageur Landing Race Course
NOTE: THE FOLLOWING PICTURES OF THE COURSE ARE WRONG SINCE THE COURSE IS MODIFIED FOR 2023!!!!
Race Starts by heading down stream to the island. Turn counter clock wise and head to upstream to the turn-around bridge in Carpentersville.
Turn-around bridge in Carpentersville Main Street at Otto Engineering. After turning around a bridge abutment head down stream back to the finish.
Turn around bridge overview