Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet
Race to the Canal at Land Between the Lakes Set For Oct. 18

Press Release Date:  Wednesday, September 30, 2015  
Contact Information:  Justin Harrison,

GRAND RIVERS, Ky. – The Land Between the Lakes National Recreational Area will serve as the backdrop for the “Race to the Canal,” a cross-country mountain bike event scheduled for Oct. 18.


The race is part of the Kentucky Outdoor Adventure Games taking place during October.


The Race to the Canal is actually several races of different lengths based on age and experience. The races range from 4 miles or less for children up to 36 miles. Each race has a different starting point with the finish line at Grand Rivers.


“It is a great race during the fall to view all of the fall colors of the Land Between the Lakes,” said race coordinator Justin Harrison. “We’re glad this competition is part of the Kentucky Outdoor Adventure Games.”


For more information and registration, visit:


The online registration deadline is Oct. 15. Entry fees are $5 for children, $25 for online and $35 for on-site.


The Kentucky Outdoor Adventure Games feature a variety of outdoor events held across the state during October. These events illustrate the beauty of the outdoors in Kentucky, as well as the many adventure tourism opportunities.


For more information about the games, visit:

To find information about all of the outdoor opportunities and locations, as well as a calendar of events happening all across Kentucky, visit the Office of Adventure Tourism’s website at