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Callie Rohr Memorial Canoe and Kayak Race
known to it's friends as "The Callie"

June 14th and 15th, 2014

Callie Rohr, age 7

Make it a date, you don't want to miss this race!

2014 Race Results
2014 Race Registration Forms
2014 Release Form
2014 Race Flyer
2014 Race Description
2014 Race Schedule of Events

This is a 26-mile two-day marathon canoe race on the historic Headwaters of the Wisconsin River. Paddlers can paddle a whole marathon, half marathon, or short "Paddle For A Cure" race. This beautiful, fast and wild stream, with lots of challenging turns and obstacles, makes for an exciting and challenging race. This is the most spectacular part of the river and you don't want to miss an opportunity to paddle it. Recreation and Stock Boat racers will start from our RWT landing at 10:00 AM and travel half way down the racecourse to the landing at River Road. The race will continue the next day, at 10:00 AM from River Road to the Eagle River Inn in Eagle River. The pro-racers will do the entire course in one day beginning at 8:00 AM on Sunday from RWT. "Paddle for a Cure", a 3-mile race, starts at County G at 12:00 PM on Sunday. All racers will end at the Eagle River Inn Sunday for an exciting finish. All spectators are welcome at Rohr's Wilderness Tours, River Road and at the Eagle River Inn, where there will be a pig roast, raffles, and an awards ceremony. There are other exciting events planned for the race weekend. Please contact us for more details. The net proceeds from this worthwhile and fun event and all other direct fund raising will be used to fund pediatric brain tumor research.

2014 Race Weekend

2014 race weekend was exciting! We had racers return who hadn't been here in a while, new racers, racers brought friends and of course we had our racing family who has been with us over the years. Saturday's racers had a few sprinkles early in the race and then the weather turned nice. Storms held off until Saturday night late so our lively auction and music was not outdone by thunder. Jim Franklin and Ben Merritt of Coyote 93.7 did a fine job as our auctioneers. Sunday brought with it rain to go with breakfast, the sprinkles for the Pro Race start. The Recreation Paddlers got a fine start as well as the Paddle for a Cure and Media Racers. We had two boats go over during the Media Race but all were safe and only one boat had to be rescued by our fine Rescue Team. Jim and Mike were happy to rescue Diana and Sean and bring them to safety. After the race everyone enjoyed the wonderful Pig Roast and comfort of the Eagle River Inn. Thanks to Adam Gengler for once again doing a great job on our Pig Roast. Ryan Haga, Wayne Glen and Dustin Cieslewics were this years winners of the Racer Sponsorship Award for his fund raising, Ryan said they teamed up to get their fund-raising so they needed to be a team in getting the prize. Cattail Creek Photography joined us this year for photos which will be ready very soon. It was a great weekend and everyone had lots of fun and laughs. Make plans to be here next year...you don't want to miss this race.

A big Thank You to all of our sponsors! An enormous Thank You to all our volunteers - without you this event couldn't be what it is!

2013 Memorial Raffle Results

1st Prize - Current Designs Breeze Kayak - Jean Haack, Land o' Lakes,WI

2nd Prize - Stay at Wild Eagle Lodge in Eagle River - Derek Strohl, Port Washington, WI

3rd Prize - Stay at Lake Forest Resort in Eagle River - Cindy Pitzner, Ft. Atkinson, WI

4th Prize - Stay at Black Bear Lodge in St. Germain - Ramona Stoll, Rothschild, WI

Channel 12 WJFW's Lex Gray and Matt Benz from Rhinelander holds the 2013 title of "Fastest TV Station on the Water" and Ben from Coyote 93.7 in Rhinelander is our 2013 "Fastest DJ on the Water".

Congratulations to all of our winners and thank you for supporting the Callie Rohr Memorial Canoe and Kayak Race and it's mission to fund pediatric brain tumor research!

2012 Memorial Raffle Results

Kayak Raffle

1st Prize - 14' Kestrel Kayak - Maureen Van Dinter, Waunakee,WI

2nd Prize - Stay at Lake Forest Resort in Eagle River - Dusty Barclay, Williamston,MI

Paddle Raffle

1st Prize - Signed Country Artist Paddle - Don Anderson, Oshkosh,WI

2nd Prize - Quilted Wall Hanging - Julie Meis, Mosinee,WI

3rd Prize - Stay at Wild Eagle Lodge in Eagle River - Sharon Hommel, Medford,WI

4th Prize - Stay at Black Bear Lodge in St. Germain - Rebecca Graves, Antigo, WI

Pediactric Brain Tumors are now the number one medical killer of our kids and we need your help to make our goal of finding a cure a reality. We lost our daughter Callie in 1999,five days before her tenth birthday, to a brain tumor, after a two and half year battle against this devastating disease. Proceeds from this event benefit Children's Memorial Foundation.

If you want to donate to this worthwhile cause, you can contact the Rohr's at info@rwtcanoe.com, give them a call at 715-547-3639, drop them a line or stop in at Rohr's Wilderness Tours, 5230 Razorback Rd, Conover WI, 54519.

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Become a 2014 Race Sponsor, be a part of "Paddle for a Cure" and help to "Make a Difference"!

One person said it, another repeated and it just keeps going around -
"Don't come if you don't want to have fun!"

Current Designs, Gateway Lodge, and Direct Envelope

A big Thank You to all of our sponsors! An enormous Thank You to all our volunteers - without you this event couldn't be what it is!

Need more information, please contact us! We'd love to have you be a part of this wonderful event.
No one needs to wish they could participate, we have a place for everyone.

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