1st regatta in 76 years set on river
Posted: August 28, 2014 at 3:21 a.m.
Central Arkansas has a storied history of regatta racing on Labor Day. It's just that most people don't know about it.
Six Bridges Regatta
WHAT U.S. Rowing national 5K head race
WHERE Arkansas River. Boats will launch near the Interstate 30 Bridge, where participants will row upriver to the starting line near Big Rock Quarry and finish at Junction Bridge.
WHEN Saturday. First race starts at 8:30 a.m.
DIVISIONS Junior, Collegiate, Open, Masters
COMPETING Arkansas Boathouse Club, Dallas Rowing Club, Greater Houston Rowing Club, Rhodes College Crew, Rowing Club of Northwest Arkansas, St. Louis Rowing Club, Wichita (Kan.) Rowing Association and unaffiliated rowers
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