More than 1000 canoe racers and as many as 10,000 spectators will descend on Bainbridge for the 52nd Annual General Clinton Canoe Regatta this weekend.

Events start Friday night with the generation gaps races and the inaugural Regatta’s Got Talent.

Saturday features children’s entertainment and the 7th Annual Dan Elwood 5k Run and 1 Mile Walk for Hospice at 9 AM. Saturday also features the annual Pam LeFever Memorial Canoe Parade. Following the parade will be the induction of the third class into the General Clinton Hall of Fame.

Monday will conclude the regatta with the 70 mile canoe race. The race will begin at 6 am at Otsego Lake shore in Cooperstown and will finish in Bainbridge, with the first canoes coming in at approximately 2 pm.

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