Run of the Charles

Sunday, April 28, 2019 - 8:00am to 5:00pm
Event Info
Free to watch; $50 and up to participate
Recommended Age: 

Join hundreds of kayak and paddleboard enthusiasts from U.S. and Canada, ages 12 and up, and watch them (or join them) compete in a variety of races, including a 24-mile relay race, and 19-, 9-, and 6-mile races. 

Have a blast paddling on the Charles River, with races starting in Dedham, Needham, Newton, and Brighton. All races will finish at DCR’s Artesani Park on Soldiers Field Road in Brighton, where race fans and families will gather to enjoy a day of music, refreshments, exhibits, raffle drawings, picnics, and awards at the free Finish Line Festival. 

Check the website for details and driving directions

Newton Boathouse Public Parking
2401 Commonwealth Avenue
02466 Newton , MA
Phone: 617-299-3392
42° 20' 40.6968" N, 71° 15' 35.3232" W