MR340

News & Updates

Necky Kayak & Trailer Raffle

Posted 1/25/23 Thanks to a generous donation from the Rausch family, we are raffling a Necky Kyook kayak and Malone Microsport trailer with all proceeds supporting Missouri River Relief. Tickets are $20 each – buy 5 and get 1 free. The online raffle closes at midnight on Feb 20th. Get all the details and purchase […]
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2023 Hotel Block Info

Posted 1/24/23 2023 MR340 Hotel Block Info: Kansas City - Hilton Garden Inn – If reserving over the phone, ask for Room Block Name “MR340”. If online, use this link. St Charles - Ameristar Casino Resort Spa – If reserving over the phone, ask for Room Block “Missouri River 340 Kayak Race 2023”. If online, […]
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Required and Recommended Gear Update

Posted 12/16/22 We’ve made some updates to the Required and Recommended Gear lists. We moved extra paddle from required to recommended for soloists, moved rain gear/extra set of dry clothes from recommended to required, and added small waterproof flashlight or chem light attached to PFD to required. Some of these were details mentioned similarly in […]
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Rule #32 Update

Posted 12/16/22 Rule #32 pertaining to Ground Crews has been updated. Here is the updated full rule: A Support Crew may assist with procurement of supplies, set up of tents and preparation of meals. They can perform work on the boat to include repairs, cleaning, and resupply while the boat is in water of approximately […]
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Dispatch #6 [2022]

Hello MR340 Racers! This is the final dispatch, and you know what that means. It’s almost RACE TIME! Here are some reminders for you as race day approaches: Watch the Safety Meeting Video if you haven’t yet. Review the MR340 race rules and the MR340 Resources page. Watch the MR340 RaceOwl Tutorial if you missed it and want additional RaceOwl info. Print […]
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Dispatch #5 [2022]

Hello again! The 2022 MR340 Safety Video is available for you to watch! All racers are required to watch this mandatory video. Included is crucial information you need to know for safely completing the race. You will be required to check on your Race Waiver that you’ve watched the video (and have read all the Dispatches). Heads […]
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Dispatch #4 [2022]

MR340 Racers and Crews, It’s crunch time now. We only have a couple weeks until we arrive at Kaw Point for race start. But we still have a little time to sort out the last details! We want you to have the best MR340 experience possible. And we want you to take care of yourself […]
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Dispatch #3 [2022]

Hello, MR340 friends! If you’ve recently registered for this year’s race, please check out the previous Dispatches to catch up on a variety of race topics we’ve mentioned so far. You can also find info in the MR340 Resources that have been compiled over time. Join the MR340 Facebook community for race conversation as well. And as always, feel […]
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Dispatch #2 [2022]

Hello again! Thank you for all of your Missouri River Relief fundraising efforts that met the April 1st deadline! You have played a big role in continuing our Missouri River education programs, river cleanups, and special events which include the MR340. For those of you continuing your fundraising, we’re looking forward to sending more cool MR340 merch […]
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Dispatch #1 [2022]

Hello Friends! I'm Christina Ruiz and I am your new Race Manager with Missouri River Relief. I am so proud to have the opportunity to officially welcome you to this event. I’m delighted to have a new role involving this race, and I look forward to the collective journey. Race Founder Scott Mansker is still […]
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