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Upcoming/News:

"How high's the water, mama?

Five feet high and risin'"

We know Johnny Cash's song is hitting hard right now with all the rain we've been having but we are excited and looking forward to seeing everyone this August. I hope everyone is preparing but don't forget to get the word out about our little wilderness race to all your friends. What do we love more than paddling? Paddling with friends. Stay cool this summer and don't forget to...

                                         ...PADDLE FASTER!

courtesy of Tarek Aly

About

The Neches River Runners is a non profit organization dedicated to conservation and education which has as its primary activity the organization and staging of the Neches River Wilderness Canoe Race, the annual fund raiser and community event for the special needs scholarship fund at the Trinity Valley Community College.

Race

The Neches Wilderness Canoe Race began as a fund raiser sponsored by the Trinity Valley Community College Palestine Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, the National Honor Fraternity for American Junior Colleges. When Candice Dillon asked Ed Furman"What can we do for our scholarship fundraiser" Ed says...

Sponsors

Over the past 32 years the Neches Wilderness Canoe Race have raise funds in excess of $35,000 and have provided over 100+ scholarships to deserving students. The scholarship program benefits a variety of students with special needs including returning adults, single parents, veterans, and recent high school graduates. ​

Get Involved

We are always looking for more volunteers to help everything run smooth. If you want to get involved then contact one of us or show up at the race with a willing heart. We appreciate all of our current volunteers for all of your service!

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