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November 5, 2014
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November 4, 2014
Check out Missouri River Relief's 2015 Schedule!
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October 18, 2014
Check out our Big Muddy Clean Sweep photo album!
Brunswick, Jameson Island, Boonville, Cooper's Landing, Jefferson City, Hermann
The Big Muddy Clean Sweep is a wrap! With our final river clean-up in Hermann, MO, we finished our two month series of clean-ups and education events across the middle of Missouri.
October 17, 2014
& Katy Trail Mural Dedication!
We had an wonderful evening at the beautifully restored McKittrick Farmer's Mercantile with a great crowd of river and art lovers. The event was hosted by Joey Los, Dan and Connie Burkhardt of the Katy Land Trust, Mercantile owner Rich Lauer and a crew of hard working Missouri River Relief volunteers.
On right: Connie and Dan Burkhardt, photo by Bryan Haynes
June 21, 2014
Ground Crews refill a six man racing canoe. photo copyright by Dave Marner
A collection of photos, articles and videos about the MR340
This year's Missouri American Water MR340 was postponed from July to August 12-15 due to flooding in the western half of the race course. It was impossible for many who had registered for the original date to make the reschedule, but still 230 boats with 344 paddlers showed up at Kaw Point Park for the 9th annual MR340.
Temps were mild, even a bit chilly at night, with fog in the early morning hours. River levels were perfect and the Persied meteor showers peppered the night sky with gorgeous streaks. As always, the determination of the racers was inspiring and the hard work and dedication of the race volunteers was impressive. For some, this was the perfect race conditions. 190 boats finished.
This was also the inaugural run for the e-340, the first all-solar-powered boat race on the Missouri River. Five boats entered, two boats started and one boat finished under its own power at Katfish Katy's.
Since 2007, Missouri River Relief has been a partner in the MR340 race - a 340 mile paddling race across the state of Missouri. Racers purchase super cool race stickers and all of that money goes to support our efforts. We bring as many safety boat crews as we can and help up and down the race course.
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