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The Great Escape: River Run from Crockett

October 8, 2022 @ 7:00 am - 4:00 pm

001692235aff9de36a6717b4753c8dee The Great Escape: River Run from Crockett
A 14 mile, flat-water race commemorating the 1813 escape of Black Warrior Town’s residents from Davy Crockett and the Tennessee Militia.

Beginning at The Forks near Sipsey and ending at Disney Lake in Cordova, this event traces the route Muscogee (Creek) Indians of Black Warrior Town used to escape the the 800 members Tennessee Militia.

October 7, 2022

Early Race Packet Pick Up: 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm at The Forks behind T&R Grocery (The Sipsey Texaco) 5840 Sipsey Road, Empire, AL 35063, USA. (Packets can be picked up on race day as well. Packets include: your number for yourself and your boat, a wrist band that will get you some perks at the end of the race, and other swag.)

October 8, 2022

6:00 – 6:45: Drop off boats and gear at The Forks behind T&R Grocery (The Sipsey Texaco) 5840 Sipsey Road, Empire, AL 35063, USA.

7:00 am: Park at Disney Landing (Lake) in Cordova, AL 35550, USA and be shuttled back to the start line at The Forks.

7:15 am: A Time of Remembering the People of Black Warrior Town

7:45 am: Boats in the water (life jacket required).

8:00 am: Starting gun is fired and the race begins!

Details

Date:
October 8, 2022
Time:
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-great-escape-river-run-from-crockett-tickets-307394524297

Venue

5840 Sipsey Rd
5840 Sipsey Road
Empire, AL 35063 United States
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