May 5th 2018 The Youghness Monster 25 is a 25 mile canoe & kayak race from Connellsville - West Newton, PA on the Youghiogheny River.
We will have buses to shuttle you after the race to get your vehicle if needed.
Spectators can follow the course on the Great Allegheny Passage bike trail. You will be able to see 75% of the race from the trail.
Helmets are not required. PFD's must be worn and an audible sounding device (whistle) are required. The race is on a very scenic section of the Youghiogheny River. The kayak & canoe race is on class 1 & 2 water that anyone can do. There are some fun rapids. At the perfect water level that we expect this time of the year you can use any type of canoe or kayak. Water temp should be around 65 degrees.
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