23.07.2012 [Patch.com] - The Fourth annual Celebrate East Lyme raft race was held on July 21 but long before any of the boats hit the water, the odds-on favorite was Pro Tek Auto's raft which, as rumor had it, was going to be quite the spectacle and possibly armed with cannons!
26.07.2012 [Seacoastonline.com] - In other news, the board also on Tuesday voted to reject resident Amy Kelly's application to hold a River Raft Race on the Ogunquit River on Labor Day weekend. Lorna Wentzell had planned on representing Kelly at the meeting, which was the second one
19.07.2012 [Patch.com] - It's not too late to sign up to compete in the sandcastle competition or the wacky raft race that will be part of Celebrate East Lyme's festivities. The sandcastle competition begins at 9 a.m. and ends at 11 a.m. You'll need buckets and spades but you
22.07.2012 [Patch.com] - First Selectman Paul Formica got dunked, a man ate his way to victory at Giuliano's Bakery's monster breakfast sandwich contest, and Pro Tek Auto's team rowed to shore to claim the golden paddle for the third time running in the whacky raft race on the
24.08.2012 [This is Kent] - The loungers were forced to swim ashore after their raft broke up near the boating pool. A fifth team failed to start. The half-mile raft race course ran from Nayland Rock to the harbour. See how Thomas Brown survived his time on the high seas in his
24.08.2012 [This is Cornwall] - BOJW20120819D-011_C. . BUOYANT MOOD: Winners of the raft race's gold certificate were Cider House, who were represented by Greg White and Ella Cox, 8, who were presented with their award by the landlord of the Fisherman's Arms, Steve Phillis.
24.08.2012 [This is Cornwall] - Mr Walford said: "The Doom Bar Raft Race was definitely one of the highlights with 17 entries and over 2,000 spectators lining the banks of the Camel River to watch. "It was certainly entertaining with a great deal of fun being had by all the rafters.
22.08.2012 [Greenock Telegraph] - TORRENTIAL rain greeted the start of a record-breaking charity raft race on the River Clyde - but it didn't dampen spirits. Nine teams more than ever before - with a total of 43 competitors on board took part in Saturday's annual event organised by
13.07.2012 [Leamington Courier] - “In the hope that you find you are able to retain your sponsorship and pass it on to your charities, would you please let us know how much you donated, because the Raft Race is our way of helping you to help your favourite charities and we would like
29.07.2012 [pharostribune.com] - ADAMSBORO — Under clear skies and backed by a light breeze, paddlers vied for the deepest water once a shotgun's report at 11:17 a.m. Saturday announced the beginning of the third annual Old Style Raft Race. The race raised funds for Cause for Paws
14.07.2012 [Edmonton Sun] - The Sourdough Raft Race, which has been an Edmonton institution since 1960, has been renamed Float Fest by students at the JR Shaw school of business' Promotional Campaign Planning Course. “We're hoping to take it a way from just the raft race, which
03.08.2012 [Ripley Today] - Raft race fun for pub regulars. Memory Lane raft race. Published on Friday 3 August 2012 17:11. The race looks to be on in this picture of a team taking part in a raft race in Belper. The team rowing for all they are worth are from the Coach and Horses
08.07.2012 [AboutMyArea] - The weather was dreadful but it didn't seem to put off the crowds who came to watch and more importantly, pelt the participants with flour. All money raised on the day and at the family fete which followed went to local charities and village causes
11.08.2012 [Buteman] - Hundreds of spectators lined the Rothesay seafront on Saturday to cheer on competitors in one of the most popular events of the island's calendar - the Isle of Bute Sailing Club's annual raft race. Seven rafts set off from Children's Corner just after
08.08.2012 [East Lothian Courier] - The sight of brave and foolhardy folk taking to the water off North Berwick in the least watertight of vessels imaginable is set to provide great entertainment next Saturday (August 18) at the annual raft race. With a theme this year of 'Cartoon
01.08.2012 [Bridport and Lyme Regis News] - FANCY-dressed fundraisers made a splash at West Bay at the annual RNLI raft race. Thousands of spectators cheered from the harbourside and river banks as the 19 teams battled up the River Brit. The Rose Rafters with Milly the Unicorn claimed the
16.07.2012 [Edmonton Sun] - Members of the Original 16 beer raft fire on shore near Whitemud Bridge during Float Fest 2012 in Edmonton, Alberta, on July 15, 2012. The event, which was renamed this year, has been put on by the Sourdough Raft Race Association for the past 53 years.
16.08.2012 [East Lothian News] - Organiser Peter Hammond is delighted to announced that Jay Smith, a local businessman and raft race supporter, has offered his services on the day to take entrant details and collect sponsorship funds. Cash raised during the afternoon will go to the
07.08.2012 [Epworth Bells] - WATERSPORTS were the order of the day at 7 Lakes in Ealand at the weekend. The annual raft race took place and saw competitors travel from far and wide to take part. Here are a selection of pictures taken by Andrew Roe. Email to a friend; Print this
05.08.2012 [Edmonton Sun] - The festival had higher participation this year than in 2011, and Thain said the Sourdough Raft Race Association has already received calls from people who are interested in coming out to next year's Float Fest. “Any time there's change, people hate it
03.08.2012 [Payson Roundup] - The police vs. firefighters raft race starts at 3:30 p.m.. Each raft will have four officers onboard and if anyone falls in, the team is disqualified, Becker said. This is the fifth year Payson has participated in NNO, an event that encourages people
11.07.2012 [Ellon Times] - ... after becoming a tour guide with a polar adventure company. Bill Smith - who formerly taught art at Ellon Academy, as well as organising the Ellon Raft Race for many years - now works as a polar expedition guide for polar expedition company Oceanwide.
25.07.2012 [Rye and Battle Today] - “Our next big event is the Annual Rye Raft Race and Fete on Sunday August 5 with the Fete opening at noon and the Raft Race starting at 2pm. “For the second year running, the Lions have a full house of stalls and rides on The Salts with over 50 spaces
09.07.2012 [Dundalk Democrat] - The Democrat have previously reported that two dolphins were rescued after the efforts of locals and the Dundalk Sub Aqua team after they were spotted in the shallows following the Blackrock Raft Race on Sunday 25 June. It was initially thought that
07.08.2012 [WOUB] - Other notable events include dragon boat paddling lessons, kayak and canoe races, The Tortoise and the Hare World Championship, a group paddling trip from Lowell to Marietta and the Mighty Muskingum Raft Race. The raft race, made up of river-worthy