News & Updates

2024 Hotel Block Info

Posted 1/8/24 2024 Missouri American Water MR340 Hotel Block Info: Kansas City - Hilton Garden Inn – If reserving over the phone, ask for Room Block Name “MR340”. 1 night minimum stay (versus 2 night minimum in years past). If online, use this link. St Charles - Ameristar Casino Resort Spa – If reserving over […]
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Hypothermia Signs & Symptoms

What is Hypothermia? It is a decrease in the core body temperature to a level at which normal muscular and cerebral functions are impaired. Signs and Symptoms of Hypothermia Watch for the "Umbles" - stumbles, mumbles, fumbles, and grumbles which show changes in motor coordination and levels of consciousness. Types of Hypothermia  Mild Hypothermia  Moderate Hypothermia Severe […]
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MR340 Gratitude Fund

UPDATE - We've closed the Gratitude Fund. Thanks to your mind-blowing generosity, 104 donors raised $6200 to split between four of our nonprofit vendor partners that were impacted by the shorter race. THANK YOU!!!! Support our nonprofit vendors impacted by the shortened race We have a bunch of small local nonprofits that have been dedicated […]
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2023 Missouri American Water MR340 Finish Line Party!

Friday, August 4, 2023 - Lewis & Clark Boat House & Museum - St. Charles, MO Because of the early race end due to weather and river conditions, none of our racers made it to the traditional finish line at Lewis & Clark Boat House & Museum. But we are still hosting the Finish Line […]
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2023 MR340 Ended due to weather and river conditions

This was sent on Wednesday, August 2, 2023 to racers, ground crews and volunteers with the Missouri American Water MR340. MORE details to come. Due to existing and predicted river and weather conditions the 2023 Missouri American Water MR340 is ENDING NOW. A rising river, increased driftwood and debris (including large trees), flooding tributaries, a […]
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2023 Race Barge Report

Updated: 7/29/23 This list is up to date to the best of our ability. Scroll down to see full list. Plans are likely to change throughout the week. We will attempt to update this list as new information arrives, but it’s common for surprises to happen throughout the race. We may send mass texts to […]
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Dispatch 4 [2023]

Hello MR340 veterans and MR340 soon-to-be veterans! This is the fourth and final email dispatch in a series leading up to the 18th Annual Missouri American Water MR340. Please review all of the 2023 dispatches located on our News & Updates page, make sure you have all the required gear needed for this race, that […]
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Dispatch 3 [2023]

Hello MR340 racers! This is the third email dispatch in a series that you will receive leading up to the 18th Annual Missouri American Water MR340. We can’t say thank you enough for the fundraising some of you are continuing through your individual fundraisers for Missouri River Relief. I’m continually reminded how amazing the MR340 […]
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Tim Sanders Kayak Paddle Raffle

Posted 5/29/23 Thanks to a donation from the very talented Tim Sanders of TS Paddles, we are raffling an MR340-inspired touring kayak paddle with all proceeds supporting Missouri River Relief! This unique paddle features the visual representations of 50 hallucination stories that Tim personally documented from MR340 racers. Purchase tickets online now through noon on August […]
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Dispatch 2 [2023]

Hello MR340 friends! This is the second email dispatch in a series that you will receive leading up to the 18th Annual Missouri American Water MR340. Thank you all for your amazing fundraising for Missouri River Relief! All fundraiser links will remain open through the end of the year, so feel free to continue to […]
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