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Callie Rohr Memorial Canoe and Kayak Race, "The Callie", is June 17, 2017!

Callie Rohr, age 7

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

2017 Race Registration
Release Form
2017 Race Flyer
2017 Race Description
2017 Race Schedule of Events

Big news for 2017, we have now received 501c3 recognition under the name of The Callie Rohr Foundation, Inc. This is a big step for us and one we are very proud of. Monetary donations can now be made directly to us. Our mission continues to raise monies and awareness to the problem of pediatric brain cancer. Our monies are donated to research facilities working toward a cure.

This is a 14-mile one-day canoe and kayak race on the historic Headwaters of the Wisconsin River. The Callie Rohr Memorial Canoe Race consists of two different races. "The Callie", has thirteen different race classes. Check the race form for classes and prices. Racers race fourteen miles with trophies given to the winners in each class at the Pig Roast starting at 5:00 PM back at RWT. "Paddle for a Cure", media personalities race each other on this short one and half mile course for the titles of "Fastest TV Station and Fastest DJ on the Water". This class is also open to everyone who wants to support the cause and individuals, businesses, government offices or whoever are encouraged to challange each other and are welcome. Come support this worthwhile cause by having a blast, help make everyone aware of this devastating disease and join our battle to find a cure for Pediatric Brain Cancer!. 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. All paddlers will start at the RWT boat landing and paddle to different take out points.

Spectators are welcome and encourged. There is a lot to see and do on race day. The day starts with a gourmet breakfast of eggs, sausage, crepes, toast, orange juice and coffee seved at 8:00 AM by the Conover Lions Club, followed by the exciting start of "The Callie" at 10:00 AM. Spectators can then move to the Rummels Rd bridge, Heartlake Landing and County K bridge to see the racers fly down the river and finally to River Road, where "The Callie" will end. Lunch will be served at RWT at 12:00 PM and at River Road. Spectators can enjoy beverages, and all the amenities that Rohr's Wilderness Tours has. We have a great hiking trail, horseshoe pits and get a came of volley ball going! At 3:00 PM the "Paddle for A Cure" racers will start. This race shouldn't be missed as the media personailties attempt to take off. This can be very entertaining! Once they all manage to get started then the excitment shifts to Rummels Road where we will see who wins but more importantly who makes the one and half mile race. After cooking many hours the magnificant pig, donated from Illinois, will be served at 5:00 PM. An exciting live auction and some music will follow dinner. Beverages will be served all afternoon and through the evening at reasonable prices. Don't miss the great deals and excitment the evening will bring!

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Become a 2017 Race Sponsor, be a part of "Paddle for a Cure" and help "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!"

Anderson's Manitou Falls, 5 Star Distribution, 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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