Off Campus PE Credit

Colorado River Ramble

ColoradoRiverRamble2012

 

 

WHAT:

Event Photos

Aloha paddlers! Join us! All paddler’s welcome!
The Expedition School brings you Austin’s 6th annual Colorado River Ramble!
Benefitting The Expedition School Fund & the Colorado River Alliance!

Events include:
SUP, Canoe, and Kayak Race for all!
Colorado River Alliance Family Water Festival
Live Music
Food Trailers
FREE SUP, Canoe, and Kayak lessons
Bring the entire family to paddle, cheer on the racers, and learn about the Colorado River at the Colorado River Alliance Water Festival!

Final Race Results CRR 2014
Final Race Results CRR 2013
Final Race Results CRR 2012
Final Race Results CRR 2011

WHO:
Everyone is encouraged to participate – beginner and competitive paddlers, children and families welcome! Kids racers age 4-11 must paddle tandem with an adult or, they can register for our Kids 1K SUP, canoe, and/or kayak race @ 12noon! Racers 12 years or older may sign up to race solo in the 1.5 mile, 5k, 10k or 10 mile race. There is a Junior class category = ages 12-17 years of age.

WHERE:
Start Line: The Expedition School launch in the lagoon in Fiesta Gardens – 34 Robert Martinez Drive, Austin, TX 78702. Plenty of parking is available on site in the parking lot near the baseball fields and along the street.

WHEN:
Race Day is Sunday April 12th at 9:00 AM!

WHAT TO BRING:
Racers must bring their own kayak,canoe or SUPs and paddle. All participants regardless of age or watercraft are required to wear a US Coast Guard approved type III or type V lifejacket.

HOW & WHEN TO REGISTER
Online registration is open thru 11:59 p.m. Friday, April 10th, 2015. All registrants who register through this time will qualify for placement awards in the respected race (1st place, etc.) and, will be timed. Online registration accepts all major credit cards.

Onsite registration is available during packet pick up on Friday, April 10th, 2015, from 12pm – 7:00pm @ The Expedition School. All registrants who register through this time will qualify for placement awards in the respected race (1st place, etc.) and, will be timed. Onsite registration accepts cash or all major credit cards.

Same Day Registration, Sunday, April 12th, 2015 is available from 6am – 8am @ The Expedition School. Note: Same Day Race day registration prices increase by $10 for all categories! Same day registration accepts cash or all major credit cards.

Rentals:
Please contact the following vendors to coordinate your SUP, canoe or kayak rental.
The Expedition School - 512.626.6282
Congress Avenue Kayaks – 512.809.8916
-Austin Canoe and Kayak – 512.719.4386
-REI – 512.343.5550
-TG Canoe and Kayak – 512.473.2644

BOAT CLASSES AND PRICING
1K Kids SUP (kids 10 and under) $15.00
1K Kids SUP (kids 11 – 13) $15.00
1K Kids SUP (kids 13 – 17) $15.00
1K Kids Canoe & Kayak Race (kids 10 and under) $15.00
1K Kids Canoe & Kayak Race (kids 11-13) $15.00
1K Kids Canoe & Kayak Race (kids 13 – 17) $15.00
1.5 Mile Family Fun SUP, Canoe, or Kayak Paddle $25.00
5K JUNIOR Class ages 12-17 (SUP, canoe, kayak) $20.00 (per person)
5K SUP Surfboard 12’2″ $45.00
5K SUP 12’6″ STOCK $45.00
5K SUP 14′ $45.00
5K SUP Unlimited $45.00
5K Solo Canoe max length 17′ $40.00
5K Solo Kayak max length 17′ $40.00
5K Tandem Canoe max length 17’4 $65.00 (per boat)
5K Tandem Kayak max length 17’4 $65.00 (per boat)
10K SUP 12’6″ STOCK $55.00
10K SUP 14′ $55.00
10k SUP Unlimited $55.00
10K SUP Relay $75 (2 racers per team)
10 mile Solo Canoe Recreation Boats $50.00
10 mile Solo Kayak Recreation Boats $50.00
10 mile Tandem Canoe Recreation Boats $80.00 (per boat)
10 mile Tandem Kayak Recreation Boats $80.00 (per boat)
10 mile Solo Canoe Elite Boats $50.00
10 mile Solo Kayak Elite Boats $50.00
10 mile Tandem Canoe Elite Boats $80.00 (per boat)
10 mile Tandem Kayak Elite Boats $80.00 (per boat)
USCA C1 & USCA OC1 $50.00
USCA C2 & USCA OC2 $80.00 (per boat)

TIMELINE OF EVENTS:
Friday, April 10th, 2015
12noon – 7p.m. Racer check in and packet pickup @ The Expedition School

Sunday, April 12, 2015

6th Annual Colorado River Ramble Paddle Race Schedule
6:00-8:00 a.m. Onsite registration available. Cost for same day registration increases $10.
7:30–8:30 a.m. Check-in
7:30–8:30 a.m. Boat staging on shore at Fiesta Gardens/Expedition School
8:30 a.m. Mandatory pre race safety briefing
9:00 a.m. 10 Mile Canoe/Kayak Race begins
9:30 a.m. 10K SUP Race begins
9:40 a.m. 10K SUP Relay begins
9:45 a.m. 5K SUP Race begins
9:55 a.m. 5K SUP Relay Race begins
10 a.m. 5K Canoe/Kayak Race begins
10:15 a.m. 1.5 Mile SUP Race begins
10:30 a.m. 1.5 mile Family Fun Race begins (*kids ages 4-11 can paddle with adult = 21 years +)
12noon Kids 10 & under SUP
12:20 Kids 11-13 SUP Race begins
12:40 Kids 14-17 SUP Race begins
1:00 Kids 10 & under Canoe & kayak Race begins
1:20 Kids 11-13 Canoe & Kayak Race begins
1:40 Kids 14-16 Canoe & Kayak Race begins
2pm Awards

Colorado River Alliance Family Fun Festival Schedule
11:00 a.m Colorado River Alliance Water Festival begins
11:00 a.m. Live Music begins
12noon Kids 1K SUP, Canoe & Kayak Race begins
2 p.m. Awards Ceremony at The Expedition School
4 p.m. Festivities end

RACE COURSE:
• 1.5 mile course will start in the lagoon and continue under the red bridge onto Lady Bird Lake. Paddlers will cross the lake and make a left turn around the buoy on the other side. Paddlers will then circumnavigate Bird Island and return to the lagoon and do one full lap around buoys. The finish line will be in front of the grandstands in lagoon!
• 5K course will start in the lagoon and continue under the red bridge onto Lady Bird Lake. Paddlers will cross the lake and make a left turn around the buoy on the other side. Paddlers will then circumnavigate Bird Island and return to the lagoon and do one full lap around buoys. They will then repeat that same course around Bird Island and return to lagoon doing one full lap around the buoys. The finish line will be in front of the grandstands.
•10mile course will loop twice around the 5mile course. 10 mile paddlers will come into the lagoon and across the finish line to mark their first lap time and then continue back out on course for another lap. Paddlers will return to lagoon doing one full lap around the buoys. The finish line will be in front of the grandstands.
•10K course will start in the lagoon and continue under the red bridge onto Lady Bird Lake. Paddlers will cross the lake and make a left turn around the buoy on the other side. Paddlers will then circumnavigate Bird Island and proceed to the 5 mile loop course. Paddlers will circumnavigate the lagoon once more returning to lagoon. Paddlers return to lagoon doing one full lap around the buoys. The finish line will be in front of the grandstands.
• Kids 1K Races will start and end in the lagoon – doing one full lap around the lagoon! The finish line will be in front of the grandstands. There is plenty of spectator space to cheer the kids on!

1.5 mile and 5K Course
1.5 mile loop does this course 1x
5K will loop 1.5 mile course 2x

 

5 Mile Course

10K Course

/ 10 Mile Course will loop course 2x
10K course will go around Bird Island first, then head on to 10 mile course, turning around the marked 10K buoy, returning towards Bird Island, rounding Bird Island a 2nd time to finish in lagoon

 

Questions? Email riverramble@expeditionschool.org!

2015 Family Water Festival
On Sunday, April 12, 2015, the Colorado River Alliance (CRA) will host the 2015 Family Water Festival at Fiesta Gardens on the shores of Ladybird Johnson Lake. CRA is partnering with The Expedition School to coordinate this fantastic family event with the Colorado River Ramble, which will occur directly before the Family Water Festival. Colorado River Ramble participants are encouraged to explore the Family Water Festival directly after their race finishes!

The Family Water Festival will be filled with music, engaging activities, free workshops, and exhibitors that are all related to water-related resources and the outdoors here in Austin, Texas.

Volunteer at the Water Fest!
Over 100 volunteers will assist in hosting this festival. If you are interested in volunteering please contact Geoff Hensgen, CRA’s Program Director, at geoff@coloradoriver.org.

 

 

Colorado River Ramble Sponsors

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