The Leif Eriksson Day Row and Run is a 1-mile boat race and 5K foot race fundraiser to celebrate the life of Leif Eriksson and the Viking way.
The race takes place on October 6th, 2018 at 9am in Charlevoix, Michigan. This event is a fundraiser for Charlevoix Schools Rayder Den. The Rayder Den services Middle and High School students who are experiencing food insecurity. The Rayder Den is staffed by members of the Christ Episcopal Church, First Congregational Church, and St Mary’s Catholic Church.
Participants can compete in both the row and run or just one of the events. One-mile boat race goes from Depot Beach to Ferry Beach in Charlevoix. Participants will have to bring their own kayak/canoe and wear a USCG approved life jacket. The 5K will traverse along a road course in the city of Charlevoix.
Registration is $30 and includes collectible t-shirt and swag from various sponsors.