Race The Fox

Annual Canoe, Kayak, SUP, SurfSki, Paddlesports Race

Race Day: Saturday, August 21, 2021

Registration now open! You will need to create a webscorer account in order to register.

Registration Fees go up Starting July 25th, So Register Early.

Register Online Click Here


Download Mail-In Form Click Here

If you don't have access to internet/email or plan to have more than 2 paddlers, Maximum of 4

For competitors in the Open Class with three or four paddlers per boat, contact

Registration Dates

Online registration OPENS March 1, 2021.

Online registration CLOSES Thursday, August 19, 2021 at noon.

Race day registration will be available at the start line and will close 45 minutes prior to the official race start :

17 Mile Start Line, Morris Street Boat Landing: Registration open until 9:15 a.m.

8.5 Mile Start Line, Eureka Dam Campsite parking lot: Registration open until 10:00 a.m.

Entry Fees

March 1 through March 15: 8.5 mile - $30 per paddler, 17 mile - $35 per paddler

March 16 through July 24: 8.5 mile - $35 per paddler, 17 mile - $40 per paddler

July 25 through August 21: 8.5 mile - $45 per paddler, 17 mile - $50 per paddler, (Note: race day registration is by cash or check only).

Passenger fees in the short course and no contest classes remain at $5 per passenger and will not receive a T-shirt.

T-shirts are NOT guaranteed for registrations after July 24th!

Registration is limited to the first 200 boats.

You are not guaranteed registration on race day.

Registration includes:

  • Entry into the Race The Fox

  • Commemorative T-shirt (if registered before July 24)

  • Post race Live Entertainment, ear of corn, burger or brat and drink at the Fox River Runners Corn Roast at Scott Park in Omro, WI

  • Medals will be awarded based on participation in each class. For details, see the awards page.

*Note: No T-Shirt will be guaranteed to those registering after July 24.

Safety rules and other event rules

Participants need to be aware that this is an outdoor event, and that we have no control over weather and related conditions, nor can we patrol or be at every point along the river. Paddlers and passengers take on personal risk and personal responsibility by participating in the event.

The organizers do all they can to make the Race The Fox 8.5 & 17 mile race as safe as possible. The threat or occurrence of extreme weather or other emergency may cause the event to be interrupted or cancelled. To read more about this safety information and event rules visit this link: Safety/Rules.

Any participant who violates the event’s rules and regulations as set forth on this website will be subject to disqualification at the discretion of the race officials.


All participants and passengers must be registered and sign an official waiver of liability.

No participant’s entry will be accepted without a signed waiver form.

Click HERE to download and fill out the waiver!

Boat Numbers and Starting Times

For registrations received by Thursday, August 19, 2021 at noon, pre-assigned race numbers/packets will be available at the 17 mile or 8.5 mile Registration Table at the respective Start Lines. Registrations not received by August 19 will be assigned boat numbers and start times at the appropriate Registration Table.

Pick up deadlines:

- 9:15 a.m. for the 17 mile race at the Morris Street boat ramp just south of Berlin,WI.

- 10:00 a.m. for the 8.5 Mile Race at the Eureka Lock parking lot.

Special Requests Information

For registrants lacking email and internet access, paper applications may be obtained by leaving a message on the Race The Fox Hotline: 920-203-4311

For competitors in the Open Class with three or four paddlers per boat, contact