Whether you regularly compete in races or your new to racing the Seneca Showdown is the event for you! Come out and test your endurance against some of the Potomac River areas best paddlers. The Seneca Showdown consists of a downriver race and an attainment race. The race course is located on the class ll section of the Potomac River know as the G.W. Canal and Seneca Breaks.
What separates this race from any other race in the area is that the race course is not set. All you receive before the race is a start point, turn around point, and the finish line. People that race it come back every year and try different lines every time! Competing in both races will not just test your paddling speed, but also your endurance.
A category must have 3 or more participants in each race or will be combined with a like category. After the race is over we will have an award ceremony and food provided by the Elks Club. The Seneca Showdown is a family friendly event with a wide view of the race course, picnic benches, and food for everyone! This event is also the kick off of Team River Runner family Sunday paddle. There is no cost for this year. Please consider Donating to the DC local branch or TRR national.
The Seneca Showdown is also the start to the President of the Potomac race series. This series consists of 8 races on 8 different sections of the Potomac River.