Business Wire 11-Aug-2017 9:00 AM
340-mile race from Kansas City to St. Charles along Missouri River will crown winners tonight
Missouri American Water:
WHAT: On Friday evening, Aug. 11, the winners of the Missouri American Water Missouri River 340 (MR340) river race will be formally recognized at a ceremony taking place at the Lewis and Clark Nature Center in St. Charles. Winners are listed by category below:
Mens Tandem Boat #1300 Joe Mann and Dylan McHardy
Mixed Tandem Boat #5961 Morgan Kohut and Brian Jones - *Set a New Race Record in the Mixed Tandem Division
Mens Solo Boat #0126 Brad Daniels
Womens Solo Boat #5353 Salli ODonnell
WHEN and WHERE: The Lewis and Clark Nature Center and Boathouse located at 1050 South Riverside Drive,St. Charles, Mo. 63301.
DETAILS: For more details, go to the race time keeping website: http://raceowl.com/
Missouri American Water
Missouri American Water, a subsidiary of American Water (NYSE: AWK), is the largest investor-owned water utility in the state, providing high-quality and reliable water and/or wastewater services to approximately 1.5 million people.
With a history dating back to 1886, American Water is the largest and most geographically diverse U.S. publicly-traded water and wastewater utility company. The company employs more than 6,700 dedicated professionals who provide regulated and market-based drinking water, wastewater and other related services to an estimated 15 million people in 47 states and Ontario, Canada. More information can be found by visiting www.amwater.com.
Missouri River Relief
Missouri River Relief is a grassroots, volunteer and equipment-based organization dedicated to connecting people to the Missouri River through hands-on river clean-ups and education events.
To date, MRR has hosted133Missouri River clean-ups, bringing 21,005volunteersto clean801tonsof trash from1,031 milesof the river. We have participated in and hosted clean-ups ineight states, from the Mississippi River to Yankton, S.D. In addition, the organization promoted local river education through 300+outreach projects, aiming to build public awareness, action and support for a healthy river.
Healthy Rivers Partnership
The Healthy Rivers Partnership (HRP) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to connecting people to their rivers and rivers to their communities. Formed from a shared commitment to water resources, river clean ups and watershed education, the organization does river clean-ups, river education, riparian restoration, on-the-water field trips and provides safety boats and checkpoint coordination for the Missouri River MR340 race.
Rivermiles has been promoting Missouri River awareness since 2006 with theinaugural running of the Missouri River 340. Rivermiles believes that the best way to protect our river resources is through participation, inviting paddlers and their families to experience the rivers through the adventure of canoe racing.
These events create lifelong fans and stewards of the rivers and link the communities in the watershed in ways they've never considered. The MR340 is known internationally as the world's longest non-stop river race and has attracted paddlers from Japan, Malaysia, Canada, Australia, Denmark and the United Kingdom.
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American WaterBlair Glauber, 618-971-6218Blair.Glauber@amwater.com
Source: Missouri American Water