Special Events


Join us at the second annual Great Miami River Races and Treasure Island River Fest!

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**Early Bird Pricing Ends May 14th at Midnight!**

Participants are encouraged to park at Treasure Island Park, 409 N. Elm St, Troy, OH 45373. 

Registration and Packet Pick - Up:
Check-in starts at 8:00am on June 24th at the Treasure Island Marina. 
Packet pick-up will be available at Adventures on the Great Miami from at 5pm -10pm on Friday June 23rd and at Treasure Island Park in Troy starting at 8am on June 24th.

Race Course: 

The 12.1 mile race - 10am
A 12.1 Mile course starting at the Treasure Island Park in Troy and traveling along the beautiful Great Miami River and finishing at Adventures on the Great Miami. The course does include a short 100ft portage around a Low Dam in Troy. 

Race participants will launch at 15 min increments starting at 10:00am. All participants must finish by 9:00pm or will be disqualified and transported back to Adventures on the Great Miami. Once you've completed the race, you and your boat will be transported back to Treasure Island Park.

The 2 x 2 - 3pm

Launching from Treasure Island Park, this 2 mile up and 2 mile back race will take you up river and then finish back at Treasure Island Park.

The 500 Meter Bridge Sprint - 5pm
Launching from Treasure Island Park, this all out sprint will travel 500 meters to the Adams Street bridge.

This year we are introducing three classes for all three races.

Racing Class: Racing class is for any individual participant using a kayak over 14 feet long.

Individual class:
 Individual class is for any individual participant using a kayak, canoe, or S.U.P. under 14' long.

Team Class: 
Team class is for any 2 people using a 2 person kayak or canoe.

Two trained volunteers will be launched with each heat as a lag team. Two trained volunteers will be posted at every 2 mile increment. 4 volunteers will be posted at the low dam in Troy helping participants safely portage the dam.

Treasure Island Riverfest 
Join us for a whole day of activities at Treasure Island Park. We'll have live music, local brews, food trucks, s.u.p.yoga, an awards ceremony, fun activities and more! 

For each of the 3 races and then for each class in each race, first place will receive $100 cash and free entry into all of next year's event, second place will receive free entry into all of next year's event and all participants will receive a medal. That's a total of 18 available prizes!


**Early Bird Pricing Ends May 14th at Midnight!**

(non-refundable, non-transferable, does not include canoe or kayak rental)

12.1 mile river race
$55 ($40 early bird) per individual and racing class (kayak or S.U.P. board), $80 per team class($60 early bird) (two person canoe or kayak)

2 x 2 -2 miles up and 2 miles back
$40($25 early bird) per individual and racing class (kayak or S.U.P. board), $65 per team class($50 early bird) (two person canoe or kayak)

500 meter bridge sprint
$20($15early bird) per individual and racing class (kayak or S.U.P. board), $35($20 early bird) per team class (two person canoe or kayak)

Tri Race Bundle
Enjoy All Three Races 
Individual or Race Class- $105 ($75 early bird)
Team - $145 ($115 early bird)

Canoes and Kayaks are available for rental from Adventures on the Great Miami for $25 per person

All registrations include one t-shirt, one meal from the food trucks at the Treasure Island Riverfest if registered by June 15 and all participants get a medal for each race they participate in.

Register here: http://GreatMiami12MileRiverRaceandFunFloat.itsyourrace.com/




Join Adventures on the Great Miami for Treasure Island River Fest on June 24th from 10am - 9pm!

Free entry, family friendly, river fun, live music, food trucks, brews available after 4:30
The Treasure Island River Fest is a new festival associated with The Great Miami River Races! Come out and enjoy this beautiful natural resource, The Great Miami River, in Troy, Ohio.
Schedule of events:
10am - The Great Miami 12.1 Mile River Race Launches
10am-2pm - Live Djs
11am-9pm - $10 All Day Boat Demos
11am-6pm - 3 Mile Photo Scavenger Hunt
12pm - S.U.P Yoga
3pm - 2 Up, 2 Down River Race
4pm - Kids Race
4:30pm - Beer Truck Opens
5pm - 500 Meter Bridge Sprint
6pm - Record Breaking Great Tube Float
7pm - Awards Ceremony & Community Concert
8pm - Record Breaking Giant S.U.P Event
9pm - S.U.P Yoga
Community Concert Band
The Chase
Food Trucks
The Drunken Waffle
Kona Ice of NE Cincinnati & Dayton
$10 All Day Boat Rentals: Paddle as much as you like in the scenic Treasure Island Park. $10 get you a wrist band to use any available Kayaks, Canoes, S.U.P. boards or paddle boards as they are available. Come and go, you're not limited to one use. 11am - 9pm.
3 mile Photo Scavenger Hunt: Try out the new 3 mile river trip being offered by Adventures on the Great Miami that travels from Twin Arch Reserve along the Great Miami back to Treasure Island Park. Take photos of the three listed landmarks with the hashtag #adventureintroy and you'll be entered to win a river pass for the rest of the 2017 season for two! $25 per person for canoe, kayak, S.U.P. or raft, $15 for tubes. Last trip leaves at 6pm.
S.U.P. Yoga: Enjoy relaxing yoga in the calm marina on a S.U.P. board. 12pm and 9pm
Kids Race: Signup the day of for a fun race around the small island at Treasure Island Park. No younger than 12 please and there must be an adult guardian accompanying to participate. 4pm.
Record Breaking Great Tube Float: We'll have tons, TONS, of tubes on site as we work to set a record of the number of tubes on the Great Miami at one time. The tube course will run 300 meters, from the Treasure Island Park Marina to the end of the property. Can we get 500 people? 1000 people? Will you be a part of this event? Bring your own or $1 get's you in one of our tubes. 6pm
Awards Ceremony and Community Concert: We'll be hosting the awards ceremony for the Great Miami River Races and Troy will be hosting one of their signature Community Concerts. Free Entry - 7pm
Record Breaking Giant S.U.P. Event: How many people do you think we can get on a Stand Up Paddle Board? Well, we have a 18' by 5' paddle board and we'll find out! Participation is free, 8pm
Join us for a whole day of river fun at Treasure Island Park on June 24th!