Leif Eriksson Day Row & Run
A 1 mile boat race and 5k foot race to celebrate the life of Leif Eriksson and the viking way. Takes place 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. Cost of the event is $25 no matter the combination of categories you participate in. Cost includes a collectible t-shirt and a gift bag.