Insig. Pillow. Lost Paddle. Iron Ring. Sweets.

 Monday, September 23rd, 2019


Awesome Racers

The Animal welcomes all crafts! There are multiple kayak categories of course, but we also have raft teams, shredder teams, canoes, duckies! Get together a group of 3 competitors and your category exists*.

*Not all categories receive prizes.

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Awesome Sponsors.

The Animal Upper Gauley Race is fortunate to call some of the industry’s leading brands and some of our hometown hero businesses our sponsors!

“This race is the Business”


And All Proceeds Go To A Great Cause!

Make a Donation.

You can help support First Descents in the name of the Animal Race even if you can’t be there on race day.