Bogue Chitto Marathon Canoe Race concludes Saturday

Published 12:32 pm Friday, July 20, 2012

The 51st Annual Explorer 110-mile Bogue Chitto Marathon Canoe Race will conclude Saturday at Lock No. 3 in Bush.

The race began on Thursday in McComb, Miss. and is sponsored the Istrouma Council, Boy Scouts of America, headquartered in Baton Rouge and hosted by the Bogue Tuchenna District. It is being run in six legs down the river.

A group of former scouts will join the canoers during the last leg Saturday which begins at 9 a.m. from Five Lakes Campground in Bush. Canoers will pass under the La. 21 Bridge in Sun at approximately 9:45 a.m. before arriving at Lock No. 3 at about 10:30 a.m

Head advisors are Bobby Miller and Dora Mohan.