MADRID - The 21st Madrid Canoe Regatta was held on Saturday and Sunday June 9 and 10 at the Madrid Community Park. Beautiful weather and calm water on the Grasse River made for a fun weekend of canoe and kayak racing.
Racers came from as far away as Rochester, Montreal, Ottawa, Maine, Pennsylvania and throughout NY State.
There were races of 3, 6, 9 and 13 miles held over two days.
The race featured several area winners.
Canton: John and Gene Newman, Blanch Towne, Ben and Regina Budelmann, Paula and Peter Jensen-Moulton; Coltons James Plumley, Fines Don Roy, Madrids Bill Short, Tim Morse, and Alyssa Gagnon, Potsdams Will and Ellie Sigfried, Rensselaer Fallss Allen and Mary Kelly.
The event wouldnt been possible without the ever-present guidance for the Moulton family.