Louisville 50 Race

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A 50 Mile Adventure Race from Westport to West Point

Saturday June 24, 2017

Sunday June 25 –  Weather delay date

Race Start Time: 7 A.M

Click to register for the Louisville 50  https://runsignup.com/Race/KY/Louisville/TheLouisville50

Accept the ultimate Riverthon℠ challenge by paddling downstream on the Ohio River in The Louisville 50 race. This one day adventure race is a self-supported event where Louisville 50 participants must arrange their own shore support and shuttles. Additional race details and requirements may be found in the Riverthon℠ Race Rules. The Louisville 50 starts at the Westport Boat Ramp in Westport, Ky. Check-in at each of the 4 other intermediate checkpoints as you paddle down the Ohio River and cross the finish line at West Point, Ky at West Point Ohio River Ramp. One portage is necessary to complete the course. All paddlecraft are eligible to compete in this race.

Click here for race rules.

Starting Line at Westport Park, Checkpoint at Captains Quarters Riverside Grille,  The Community Boat House and the McAlpine Lock and Dam.  

The Finish Line is at West Point Veterans Memorial Park

Aerial videos courtesy of Mike Broderick

Directions to Westport Boat Dock –  Westport KY


McAlpine Lock and Dam portage

West Point Veterans Park – The Finish Line

Veterans Memorial Park Dr, West Point, KY 40177

Map of Veterans Memorial Park Dr, West Point, KY 40177

Race Schedule

All times stated are Eastern time zone.

Action Time Location
On Site Check- Saturday, June 24
5:30 – 6:30 AM
Westport Boat Ramp
 Mandatory Captain’s Meeting and Roll Call  Saturday, June 24
6:30 AM
In Water Saturday, June 24
6:45 AM
Westport Boat Ramp
Group Photo and Race Start Saturday, June 24
7 AM
Westport Boat Ramp
Check-point  #1 Saturday, June 24

10 AM to 12:30 PM

Captain’s Quarters – Harrods Creek
Check-point #2 Saturday, June 24

11 AM to 2:00 PM

Community Boathouse Dock
Check-point #3  Saturday, June 24
1 PM to 3:30 PM
McAlpine Lock & Dam
Finish Line

and Awards Ceremony

 Saturday, June 24

3 PM to 7 PM

Westport Riverview Park