Canoochee Paddle Race – 2023 Results

A huge thanks to everyone who came out for the return of the Canoochee Paddle Race. The 2023 edition was held on Earth Day, April 22, from Brewton Bridge to Rocks River, along 7+/- miles of the river.

Paddlers finishing the race

The event was made possible with help from:

Evans County Commissioners | Evans County Sheriff’s Office | Evans County Board of Education | Student Volunteers of Trinity Christian School | Student Volunteers of Georgia Southern University | Food Fresh| Publix| Office Depot | Three Tree Coffee Roasters | Braydon Williams & Anna Bucklar | Ethan Cave & School of Rock | Claxton Poultry | Southern Adventures

Raffle Prizes

The raffle prizes were donated by:

Bass Pro Shops | Botanic Garden at Georgia Southern University | Claxton Fruit Cake | Creek and Coast Outfitters | Kindred Yoga | Knockaround Sunglasses | Ogeechee Audubon | RJ Pope Mens and Ladies Apparel | Southern Adventures of CRI | Three Tree Coffee Roasters


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Single winners

  1. Jon Dedic – 1:21:48.9
  2. Carl Fuller – 1:28:39.0
  3. Michael Downs – 1:29:28.5

Tandem winners

  1. Kyle Lott and friend – 1:31:55.5
  2. Shawn Rosenquist and son – 1:36:37.1
  3. Tom Oxnard and John Schoettle- 1:47:35.4

Creative Costume Award

Brent Croft

Best Dressed Award

Jordan Light and Mary Elizabeth Scott

Dynamic Duo

Damien and Heather Scott

Lazy River Award

Casey Corbett – 3:18:44.3

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Handmade trophies, created with the help of middle school students


Canoochee Paddle Race - 2023