34rd Annual
Delaware & Raritan Canal
Paddlers' Race

Mule Barge

Sunday November 24th, 2019AD

The Sunday before Thanksgiving!
No shuttle required
No bridge underpass
1 portage
  • The race begins at the Blackwells Mills Bridge tender house.
  • Then north to Amwell Road park to round the buoy and proceed SOUTH!
  • Pass the start and portage at Blackwells Mills down to Griggstown bridge.
  • Round the buoy and return NORTH to the finish at Blackwells Mills .

2018 results


Classes are established based on registrations received Thursday at noon!

Click HERE to complete an application

The Race Director,

The Meadows Foundation and

the folks at the Blackwells Mills Canal House

would like to thank those who enjoyed this year's race with

SPECIAL thanks to:

Carol Rabuck &l Bob Vincent

Ann Armstrong & Theresa Haught

Alan Lamb

PS: Anyone wishing to send me photos,
Please send 1 image at a time to :Racemaster

Sponsored by
the Meadows Foundation

The course is 11.3 miles long and takes about 2 hours. The start is at 598 Canal Rd, Somerset, NJ 08873

Southern turn around at buoy 538 Millstone River Rd, Hillsborough Township, NJ 08844

The first heat will go off at 10:00 SHARP!

Classes will be finalized the Friday the week before the race (I need to order the awards), check here. There must be at least 5 entries to establish a class. Entries not naturally occurring in an established class will be assigned to classes based on the whim of the race director.


Registered so far

Prior years' results: 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002 , 2001 , 1999 , 1998 , 1997 , 1996 , 1995

Computer assited timing will be used with manual observations as a backup only if necessary.

Delaware & Raritan Canal State Park Site , Six Mile Run trail map

Please consider a donation to the
Blackwells Mills Canal House Association
Without their help the start of the race would not be as nice!

Blackwell's Mills Canal House
Blackwell's Mills Canal House Assoc.

D & R CanalWatch

email: Racemaster with questions