Advertisement
 
Thursday, October 02, 2014
Amsterdam, NY ,
Advertisement

Cuomo, Bloomberg raft race scheduled

Saturday, July 13, 2013 - Updated: 4:08 AM

ALBANY (AP) -- An event to promote New York's Adirondacks region will include a rafting race featuring Gov. Andrew Cuomo, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and other officials.

The July 22 whitewater race on the Indian River is part of the "2013 Adirondack Challenge" Cuomo announced during this year's State of the State address.

He said the two days of activities will bring international attention to the beauty and recreational opportunities of the Adirondacks and attract tourism.

Cuomo and Bloomberg will take to their rafts a day after the 15-mile "Adirondack Challenge Flatwater Canoe Race" on Indian Lake and the "Governor's Invitational Whitewater Race," also on the Indian River.

The governor's office said Friday the two whitewater races will be closed to the public, but there will also be a festival Sunday in the town of Indian Lake after the canoe race.

That will include a "Taste NY" with food and drinks produced in the Adirondacks and elsewhere in New York, a display of "artisan-created watercraft," a fly fishing demonstration and a variety of activities for children.

     

Comments made about this article - 0 Total

Comment on this article

Advertisement
The Recorder Sports Schedule

 

The Recorder Newscast

Most Popular

    Wal-Mart: Morgan wasn't wearing seat belt
    Tuesday, September 30, 2014

    Area high school sports calendar
    Monday, September 29, 2014

    Upcounty drug sweep Five-month probe leads to arrests
    Tuesday, September 30, 2014

    City is seeking proposals for Riverlink Cafe
    Friday, September 26, 2014

    A closer look at the CEO Roundtable's progress report
    Saturday, September 27, 2014

    Buddhists sue shrine
    Saturday, September 27, 2014

    Braves sensational in 56-6 rout of Chatham
    Sunday, September 28, 2014

    Hatzenbuhler addresses ad hoc committee
    Sunday, September 28, 2014

    Mary Zawisza
    Saturday, September 27, 2014

    B-P-Hoosick Falls game postponed; teams will play tonight
    Saturday, September 27, 2014

Advertisement

Copyright © Port Jackson Media, LLC.

Privacy Policies: Recorder

Contact Us

Twitter

Instagram

Facebook