tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-176473992021-04-22T00:37:55.737-04:00Kenduskeag Stream Canoe Race News + UpdatesMike's blog for news, updates and other topics related to the annual Kenduskeag Stream Canoe Race in MaineUnknownnoreply@blogger.comBlogger170125tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-17647399.post-88017889379417521192021-04-19T11:25:00.022-04:002021-04-22T00:37:54.221-04:00Photos From The 54th Kenduskeag - 4/17/21Here is a list of photographers (with links to their galleries) who captured images at the 54th Annual Kenduskeag Stream Canoe Race on April 17th, 2021.Contact me if you are a photographer who attended the race and would like to be added to this list.* * * *Whittling Fog Photography - (forthcoming; images are being edited as of 4/22/21)Orwin SantaCruz - (Facebook album)Seth Pops Photography - (Unknownnoreply@blogger.com0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-17647399.post-81524357390060880002021-04-17T19:28:00.006-04:002021-04-17T19:32:56.577-04:00Final Race Results By ClassFinal results for the 54th Annual Kenduskeag Stream Canoe Race (4/17/21)Congratulations to Ben Randall of Sabbatus, Maine!Unknownnoreply@blogger.com0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-17647399.post-83205875514360091222021-04-02T17:01:00.013-04:002021-04-02T19:48:39.170-04:00The Boat Is FullThe online registration form for the 54th Kenduskeag Stream Canoe Race on April 17th is no longer available on the Bangor Parks & Recreation website.The registration deadline was originally set for April 8th, but the quota for registrations was met nearly two weeks ahead of that deadline.With a limit of about 150 boats for the 2021 race, classes filled quickly.Unknownnoreply@blogger.com0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-17647399.post-59188597026622410782021-03-01T14:53:00.018-05:002021-03-16T22:48:48.294-04:00The 2021 Race Is On! (With Changes)Great news for paddlers this spring! A downsized 54th Kenduskeag Stream Canoe Race will be held on Saturday, April 17th with important new rules and regulations. Here are some highlights:- The race will be limited in scope to 150 total boats, and seven race classes.- Registration is $35 per person, and the registration deadline is Thursday, April 8.- Paddlers must pick up their stickers, race Unknownnoreply@blogger.com1tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-17647399.post-31134330241882823812020-04-14T15:15:00.000-04:002020-04-16T00:38:59.082-04:00Flashback 2000! Sadly, and for the first time in 53 years, there will be no 2020 Kenduskeag Stream Canoe Race, but the program directors at WABI-TV5 in Bangor have figured out a nice way to provide many of us with some "rite of spring" entertainment in these crazy, socially distant shut-in times. WABI will air an archived recording of the 2000 Kenduskeag Stream Canoe Race this Saturday, April 18th, from 11:00 Unknownnoreply@blogger.com0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-17647399.post-29405937230274090622020-03-17T14:33:00.000-04:002020-03-17T15:43:45.620-04:002020 Canoe Race Has Been CANCELLED IMPORTANT UPDATE: The 2020 Race has been cancelled. Hello Racers! First of all, we want to thank you all for your dedication and support to our annual Kenduskeag Stream Canoe race. After much consideration and discussion, the Bangor Parks and Recreation Department has made the decision to cancel the race for this year. With the ever changing dynamics regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19), we Unknownnoreply@blogger.com0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-17647399.post-48884458221308228322019-04-23T17:27:00.000-04:002019-04-23T17:34:36.427-04:002019 ResultsBangor Parks & Recreation released the final results of the 2019 Kenduskeag Stream Canoe Race today. Download the results here. (PDF File)Unknownnoreply@blogger.com0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-17647399.post-79104868115269296482019-04-22T15:15:00.000-04:002019-05-04T00:37:21.315-04:002019 Race PhotosHere is a current list of photographers who have photos from the race. Feel free to contact me with a link to your photos if you'd like to be included on this list. Michele Barker Photography (Six Mile Falls) Memorymaker Photography Dale Smalls Photography Renee Trust Photography Whittling Fog Photography - Camera One Whittling Fog Photography - Camera Two, Parts 1, 2 & 3 Seth Pops Unknownnoreply@blogger.com1tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-17647399.post-88449162135281402972019-04-20T12:22:00.000-04:002019-04-20T12:24:17.626-04:002019 Lost & Found Box Lost something during the race? Found something? Post your lost & found comments here. Thanks to all who look out for others. PS - remember to check in with the office of Bangor Parks & Recreation; they often reserve found items!Unknownnoreply@blogger.com12tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-17647399.post-83508307340929292452019-04-18T19:21:00.002-04:002019-04-18T19:26:48.058-04:00Race Update: Change To Finish Line*** Updated race information courtesy of Bangor Parks and Recreation *** Due to high tide and the inability for boats to safely go under either of the last 2 bridges near the finish line in downtown Bangor, we have had to make a few changes. 1) NEW FINISH LINE – Immediately after Shopping Cart 2) After mandatory portage at Maxfield Dam, put your craft back in and run Shopping Cart 3) There will Unknownnoreply@blogger.com0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-17647399.post-81924397726798668432019-04-17T11:30:00.000-04:002019-04-18T01:02:27.315-04:00TV Coverage Of The 2019 KenduskeagWABI-TV5 in Bangor (CBS) will carry coverage of the 2019 Kenduskeag Stream Canoe race on Saturday, April 20th from 10am until noon. Rain is forecast for race day.Unknownnoreply@blogger.com0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-17647399.post-37678393397958830502019-03-14T12:50:00.000-04:002019-04-18T00:57:31.268-04:002019 Preregistration Now Open!Preregistration for the 2019 Kenduskeag Stream Canoe Race is now open! Register online here: https://bit.ly/1Q8LFYKOnline preregistration is open until Thursday, April 18th at midnight at $35 per paddler.Registration on the eve of race day and on race day itself costs $50 per paddler. Save time and money and preregister whenever possible!Unknownnoreply@blogger.com0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-17647399.post-30491102598363470772018-04-22T23:43:00.000-04:002018-04-30T14:03:46.850-04:002018 Race Photos Although I wasn't able to attend the race this year due to work, other photographers captured the action at the 2018 Kenduskeag Stream Canoe Race and so I'm putting together a list of them here. So if you took photos at the race and would like to be listed, send me an email. Thanks! - Michael Alden * * * Michele Barker Photography Marcia Hancock / Always Wonderful Memories Photography Take Unknownnoreply@blogger.com0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-17647399.post-82340118525025752132018-04-22T11:23:00.001-04:002018-04-24T17:14:54.259-04:002018 Lost & Found Box Lost something during the race? Found something? Post your lost & found comments here. Thanks to all who look out for others. PS - remember to check in with the office of Bangor Parks & Recreation; they often reserve "found" items.Unknownnoreply@blogger.com12tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-17647399.post-33569047700700748712018-02-16T14:26:00.001-05:002018-02-16T14:29:30.815-05:002018 Race Registration Is Now Open Hi everybody! Hope you are having a nice winter. Registration for the 52nd Annual Kenduskeag is now open(and there's a new pricing structure).As always, early registration saves you time and money. Race registration form (downloadable) Online registration (Bangor Parks & Recreation) Information flyer (downloadable)Unknownnoreply@blogger.com1tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-17647399.post-23013744209881597162017-04-21T12:03:00.000-04:002017-04-22T14:09:42.093-04:002017 Lost & Found Box Lost something during the race? Found something? Post your lost & found comments here. Thanks to all who look out for others. Unknownnoreply@blogger.com26tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-17647399.post-4098405351933497152017-04-20T15:06:00.000-04:002017-04-22T18:24:50.218-04:002017 Race Photos Although I wasn't able to attend the race this year due to work, other photographers captured the action at the 2017 Kenduskeag Stream Canoe Race and so I'm putting together a list of them here. So if you took photos at the race and would like to be listed, send me an email. Thanks! - Michael Alden * * * Michele Barker Photography - (Six Mile Falls action!) Whittling Fog Photography - Unknownnoreply@blogger.com20tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-17647399.post-58656426281637394122017-04-19T13:41:00.001-04:002017-04-19T13:44:48.110-04:002017 Race Results In case you missed it: Bangor Parks & Recreation has released the final results for the 2017 Kenduskeag (PDF file).Unknownnoreply@blogger.com0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-17647399.post-66903928109603742022017-04-01T11:21:00.000-04:002017-04-02T00:39:00.741-04:00April 1st - Two Weeks To Go!In an effort to "liven things up" at the finish line with "a fun obstacle course", city engineers have installed circular spillways along the final stretch of the Kenduskeag. Paddlers who are sucked into the vortices will be provided with transportation from Searsport after the race.Unknownnoreply@blogger.com0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-17647399.post-83354498679310340042016-04-21T23:44:00.000-04:002016-05-04T23:45:19.046-04:002016 Race Results (Final) Here are the final race results for the 2016 Kenduskeag.Unknownnoreply@blogger.com0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-17647399.post-31830919108823833272016-04-19T17:10:00.000-04:002016-04-30T19:27:04.774-04:002016 Canoe Race Photos Here's a list of photographers who captured images at the 50th Anniversary Kenduskeag. What a beautiful spring day it was! If you took photos at the race and would like to share them with others, please send me a note with a link to your pics and I will add your name to this list. * * * Michele Barker Photography Troy Malavé Photography (Facebook page) Orwin SantaCruz Photography Unknownnoreply@blogger.com0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-17647399.post-11612479886523313832016-04-17T13:28:00.003-04:002016-04-17T13:41:48.184-04:00Lost & Found BoxIf you have lost something during the course of the race or if you've found something belonging to someone else, feel free to leave comments here in the hopes that people can be reunited with their belongings. Thank you!Unknownnoreply@blogger.com2tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-17647399.post-64490617905172698982016-04-15T15:16:00.000-04:002016-04-15T15:16:00.917-04:0050 Years: A Golden Milestone WABI-TV5 posted this video of the founders of the Kenduskeag Stream Canoe Race, Sonny Colburn and the late Lew Gilman, in which the two discuss the origins of the race in 1967. Over 30,000 paddlers have participated in the Kenduskeag since 1967. Canoe race decals and t-shirts have been spotted in Australia, Alaska, Kenya and the Philippines. Bangor Parks and Recreation, along with countless Unknownnoreply@blogger.com0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-17647399.post-49010252665310399642016-04-14T11:25:00.000-04:002016-04-14T12:36:11.679-04:00Stream Level Predictions And News Predicting the stream levels of the Kenduskeag on race day is something of a pastime among veteran paddlers. Seasoned paddler Ray Wirth of Belfast weighs in with his thoughts on the stream conditions for the 2016 race. Weather forecast for race day? Sunny in the mid to high 50s. In other news, the Kenduskeag race committee has completed its final meeting ahead of the race. All systems areUnknownnoreply@blogger.com0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-17647399.post-1802673595020949342016-04-12T15:50:00.000-04:002016-04-12T15:52:35.165-04:00TV Coverage / Zip Kellogg Feature WABI-TV5 will broadcast from the bridge at Six Mile Falls beginning at 10am this Saturday. (That's about the time the first paddlers appear at the rapids.) Speaking of TV, Bill Green did a story on legendary paddler Zip Kellogg via WLBZ. Here's a link to the 2:40 video. PS - one more friendly reminder that the deadline for preregistration is THIS Friday (April 15) at 1pm. So if you haven't Unknownnoreply@blogger.com0