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2015 GAS RACE (Read 15265 times)
02/12/15 at 19:09:58
brian and marilyn   Ex Member

 
Paddle People

I love this race and would love to pick It up as a First-time race director. I have to ask though "Who's in?"

It has come to my attention that there is a bit more than dropping a few bills and paddling like your ass is on fire to host a race. 

I'm willing to put forth the effort if there is enough interest.

Comments welcomed.  Smiley

Brian
 
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Reply #1 - 02/12/15 at 21:20:42
Manitou Paddler   Ex Member

 
I am so like in

Smiley

Bryan (the other Bryan)
 
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Reply #2 - 02/13/15 at 07:34:24
Dark Horse Paddler   Ex Member

 
Brian,

I'm happy to discuss things with you, and help you get started.  The Gas is a great race.  I'd like to see it continue.

Call me anytime. 816-769-3578
 
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Reply #3 - 02/13/15 at 09:41:01
oakcabinpaddler   Ex Member

 
Yes!
 
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Reply #4 - 02/13/15 at 10:57:45
Dan_VS_Wild   Ex Member

 
in for sure!

the scenery on that race is hard to beat
 
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Reply #5 - 02/13/15 at 15:04:03
Kent osagepaddlesports.com   Ex Member

 
I'm in also did you talk to the camp ground folks?
I can also send you the MDC & MSHP contact info.
We're heading out on the Osage this Sunday if your interested.
 
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Reply #6 - 02/13/15 at 21:19:30
Ladsurfski   Ex Member

 
Great scenic course for this race!

Brian, if you were to proceed with this race, do you think it would fall on June 20th, the day before Father Day (as in years past) or do you have another date in mind? I'm just curious as the Freedom Race is the following weekend...June 27th...and it is near impossible to make it to all of the races as it is especially with all of the new ones slated for this year.

 
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Reply #7 - 02/13/15 at 22:17:00
brian and marilyn   Ex Member

 
Joe. I will be calling you.

Ron. I would like to have kept it on father's day weekend however with the freedom race the next weekend I'm leaning towards the 13th.

Kent.  I have called the campground and won't be able to talk to the owner till Tuesday afternoon.

Thank you all. More to follow.

Brian
 
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Reply #8 - 02/15/15 at 18:20:11
Murkee Water 2.0   Ex Member

 
I'm down as long as nothing comes up that would mean otherwise. Will talk to my Bowman. How much does it cost?

Duke
 
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Reply #9 - 02/16/15 at 08:38:38
MudBug   Ex Member

 
Always willing to paddle some new water (well....at least new for me!).
 
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Reply #10 - 02/16/15 at 16:07:15
Murkee Water 2.0   Ex Member

 
The Gasconade is a great river. Very nice, clear water and lots of variation in current, everything from still water to rapids. Very fun to paddle.

Duke
 
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Reply #11 - 02/16/15 at 17:32:53
brian and marilyn   Ex Member

 
2.0

I agree. So much so that I bought my own little piece of the shore line. Good clean water fun for family floats and fishing.

Not dodging the question of "how much will the race cost?" But I haven't spoke with the owner of the campground where I would like to finish the race. I kinda need to know what their expectations are.

When I know something I will post up right here. I am as excited to host this race as much as everyone else is to paddle it.

Brian
 
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Reply #12 - 02/17/15 at 02:50:15
Murkee Water 2.0   Ex Member

 
Gotcha. No worries, I was just curious.

Duke
 
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Reply #13 - 02/17/15 at 08:33:41
Kirk Freels   Ex Member

 
I would like paddle this race, if it happens, also.
 
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Reply #14 - 02/17/15 at 09:02:04
BradleyB   Ex Member

 
I'm definitely in... Just remember the last 2 or 3 miles turns into a party zone in the middle of summer...with a lot of jon boats
 
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Reply #15 - 02/17/15 at 18:56:25
brian and marilyn   Ex Member

 
Need some input from all you paddle junkies.

This race has typically been done on father's day weekend however with the freedom race the next weekend I don't want to over burden the calendar. There for my thoughts are to move it to the week before. June 13 2015 puts it 3 weeks after South Dakota and 2 weeks before the Freedom Race.

Thus decision is also based on a conversation with the Boiling Springs Campground stating that Father's day weekend tends to be busy for them. So if you the racers are set on Father's day speak up now.

Feel free to PM, call, text or email

Brian
573-434-two893
bbrooks5973@gmail.com

thanks again

 
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Reply #16 - 02/17/15 at 19:53:15
Manitou Paddler   Ex Member

 
June 13th Smiley

+1
 
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Reply #17 - 02/17/15 at 21:01:39
brian and marilyn   Ex Member

 
Scott

You can add this to the list.

It WILL happen. Either June 13th or 20th.

Brian
 
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Reply #18 - 02/18/15 at 09:21:19
Kent osagepaddlesports.com   Ex Member

 
June 13th is my vote
 
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Reply #19 - 02/19/15 at 08:28:07
Eddy Riders   Ex Member

 
LUCKY 13 for me!!
 
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