The Finger Lakes Museum & Aquarium in Branchport holds its second annual Paddle Keuka 5K canoe and kayak race on Saturday, August 5th. Last year’s inaugural event was sponsored by sevreal prominent area wineries, restaurants and businesses and had 60 paddlers take part.. This year, a third category, Stand-up Paddling, is being added to attract even more participants. Contestants will compete in three divisions broken down by age and gender, and then into categories based on the type of craft being used.
Contestants will paddle a marked course around the north end of Keuka Lake’s west branch beginning and ending at the museum’s Townsend-Grady Wildlife Preserve.
Registration for the event is required. Participants can sign up online at www.FingerLakesMuseum.org <or www.facebook.com/FLMuseum or by calling 315-295-2200