GENERAL CLINTON CANOE REGATTA - MAY 28-31, 2010

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Real Estate Agent with Century 21

Imagine paddling a canoe 70 miles in one day, challenging the elements and testng your endurance aganst the unpredictable Susquehanna River in upstate New York. The General Clinton Canoe Regatta attracts more than 3,000 paddlers to 50 races and culminates on Memorial Day wth the 70 miles endurance race from the beautiful Otsego Lake in Cooperstown NY to historic Bainbridge, NY; the world's longest single day flat water marathon canoe race.

The regatta has drawn world class athletes like US Gold Medalist Greg Barton, 28 time winner Canadan Serge Corban and racers from all over thee world. Plus, plenty of entertainment awaits paddlers and spectators; carnival rides, food vendors including Oneonta's famous Brook's BBQ Chicken, topped off with live music and fireworks!

Looking for something fun to do on the long Memorial Day weekend? Why not join the thousands of spectators n cheering on the paddlers. While you are here, there are penty of sights and sounds to explore, like the many fine museums including the National Baseball Hall of Fame, Fenimore House and the Farmers Museum. Sports enthusiasts can catch a collegiate level baseball game or club football among the many exciting things to do.

While you are here, if you have been considering  purchasing your vacation property in upstate NY, whether it is a summer home or vacant land to build on or set up your camper or hunting cabin. CALL the area's Top Mult-Mllion Dollar Producer and land development expert. Book early, weekend showings  fill up fast!  CALL Kellie Place at 607-434-5263.

 

 

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Kellie M. Place, Realtor

"Upstate New York's Real Estate Development Expert"

607-434-5263   kmplace02@aol.com

CENTURY 21 Chesser Realty

 

 

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Wendy McSteen
Spring Realty Inc. - Channahon, IL

Hi Kellie:  This looks like a beautiful place.  These kinds of regattas have been going on in this area for many years and I think there is a lot of history here.  Thanks for the great post.

Apr 25, 2010 04:23 AM #1
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Kellie M. Place
Century 21 - Oneonta, NY
Upstate NY & Catskill's Real Estate & Land Expert

Hi Wendy, Thanks! It is absolutely beautiful here. And the regatta is such a fun event... lots of camraderie and excitement going on all around even if you don't particularly care aout who wins, it is fun to watch and the sght of hundreds of canoes cascading down the river is an amazing sight! This area is rich in arts, culture and sports. A big draw for many looiking for a nice relaxing place to reside, n the countrysde, yet with access to all the shopping, culture and events to provide the social entertainment we all desire.

If you are ever in the area, stop by and I'll give you the brief "show-off" tour of our local communities!

Apr 25, 2010 08:02 AM #2
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Stacey Barnard

Glad to see other towns are getting a benefit  from Bainbridge's Regatta for over forty years.  They could use the help from other communities you know! There is a lot of work to this event. The planning starts right after the end of the final race on Monday for the next year regatta. Remember there is no such thing as a free ride. Depicting that Oneonta is the sole place to be is taking a free ride!!

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