Saturday, March 06, 2010

03/06/2010 - Battle on the Bayou Race, Ocean Springs, MS

1) Staging area for the beginning of the Battle On The Bayou Kayak Race 

Above photomerge: Registration and pre-race instructions were held at the Gulf Hills Hotel.
Turnout was great with something like 120 boats entered in the race.
According to the Sun Herald newspaper, there were 150 competitors.
Official results are in. Click here.
(You may have to scroll to see all the photo in photomerges.)

2) Remarkably it only took about 20 minutes to get all the boats on the water.

3) Thus it began - a fine day indeed for a kayak race.
A BIG thumbs up to all the organizers, volunteers, and sponsors!

4) The race ended at The Shed BBQ where participants were treated to a hardy meal and liquid refreshments. In this photo, racers were getting their kayaks out of the water to make way for the incoming finishers.

Battle on the Bayou Track

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