Sunset Race – 6/11/2021

We had a great June Sunset Race. I was lucky enough to convince Danelle to paddle with me. We had other characters out there with us. This monthly gathering is such a great way to stay in touch with my paddling community! My lovely wife and I. Melissa and Eric Jo Jo and Eric Plus … Continue reading “Sunset Race – 6/11/2021”

Sunset Race Scouting – 2/10/2021

I’ve been running a monthly paddling series that started in December 2008. We paddle every month year round. If you’re curious about our events, check us out. https://www.facebook.com/SunsetRaceMeramec/ or  http://www.rivermiles.com/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1242272075/460#461 (scroll to the last post) Anyway, Danelle and I went out to the river the day before the Sunset Race due to the extreme cold … Continue reading “Sunset Race Scouting – 2/10/2021”

Sunset Race with Sonora – 9/10/2020

My monthly Sunset Race has an ever changing cast of characters. This month we had two boats. Sonora and I in our Grumman and Eric. But unlike other months, we had ground crew??? Basically, Melissa and Danelle came out to drink beer at the ramp and hang out while we paddled 🙂 I’m just about … Continue reading “Sunset Race with Sonora – 9/10/2020”

August Sunset Race – 8/8/2019

August celebrated our 129th Sunset Race on the second Thursday of the month. This month, we were going downstream from Greentree ramp in Kirkwood to the Meramec Marina. There, we’ll tie up the boats and get some pizza and beer before heading back upstream. Eight paddlers made the trip. its always interesting taking over the … Continue reading “August Sunset Race – 8/8/2019”

128th Sunset Race – 7/11/2019

The second Thursday of the month, you’re going to find me on a river paddling. Generally the Meramec river. Tonight was no exception and I was bring a new paddler with me. I met Tonya at a doctor’s appointment. She was working and I struck up a conversation with her. Somehow, it came to paddling. … Continue reading “128th Sunset Race – 7/11/2019”

123rd Sunset Race – 2/14/2019

Its Valentine’s Day, but that doesn’t stop the Sunset Race. I’ve been married long enough that it isn’t a highly encouraged [or else] type of holiday. Actually, we both agree its a made up holiday, but that is another topic. I started off the Sunset Race with a unicycle ride. Even after all these times … Continue reading “123rd Sunset Race – 2/14/2019”