Join the First Ever Bronx River Run, Pedal, Paddle!

Here’s a fun event for you where you can enjoy the beauty of the Bronx River in its full glory on Saturday August 11th!

The Bronx River Alliance writes:

Join the first ever Bronx River: Run Pedal Paddle organized by the Bronx River Alliance & Bronx Sole!

Gather a team of 4 friends for this team relay event. There will be 10 teams that consist of 4 people. Each team will have 1 runner, 1 biker and 2 paddlers. The running leg is approximately 2.6 miles. The biking leg is approximately 3.6 miles and the paddling leg is approximately 1 mile long. Each team will have 1 slap wrist band that they will pass to their teammate at the end of their leg.

Bikers MUST bring their own bikes and helmets. BIKES & HELMETS WILL NOT BE PROVIDED. Bikers will start at Bronx Park near Arnow Ave. and end in Starlight Park.

Some canoeing experience is REQUIRED. All paddlers must show up ON TIME to the meeting point at Starlight Park as we will provide a paddling and canoe safety demonstration. Canoes and life vest will be provided. Canoers will begin in Starlight Park and end at Hunts Point Riverside Park.

You must be 18 or older to participate. To learn more information visit

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Tickets are $25 per person so make sure you head to the official event page and get your tickets early!

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