Thanks to our kayakers, sponsors, volunteers and a tremendous community support, Paddlefest 2021 was bigger and better than ever! After the 2020 hiatus, the enthusiasm for getting out on the lake for our 5th annual Dice Run and Race was a sight to see.
We were fortunate to have 108 participants this year, 27 for the Race and 88 for Dice Run, and some enjoyed both. Winners of the Race:
Overall: Greg Clarke 27’3”
1st place Men’s long kayak: Ryan Ball 32min 2sec
Women’s long kayak: Karen Styborski 38min 10sec
Men’s medium kayak: Nick Hillard 42min 28sec
Women’s medium kayak: 42min 30sec
2nd place Men’s long kayak: Bill Jorden 33min 9sec
Women’s long kayak: Johanna Sholder 43min 8sec
Men’s medium kayak: Thayne Parker 46min 56sec
Women’s medium kayak: Rebecca Novosel 47min 30sec
Winners of the Dice Run:
A Big Thank You to our Event Sponsor Team Lake Road Auto! We appreciate the support, and our Grand Prize Kayak winner, Sam Laeder, is a very happy new kayak owner.
We are also so appreciative of our loyal and new sponsors. Your support and optimism made this event a success!
Marie and Clark Pettibon
Waid Coleman Funeral Home
Bob and Kathy Moss
The Triangle Bunch
Howard Hanna Real Estate
Lakeside Physical Therapy
Perfett Tax Service
Meadville Medical Center
Ice House Pizzeria
Hagan Business Machines
Lake Road Marine
Hilton Family The Navigation Co Palmiero Toyota Lakeside Beer Bill’s Midway Marina Marquette Watts and Pepicilli Dan Higham CCCVB K&M Graphics Conneaut Lake Borough Channellock Inc Ernst Seeds
Dice Run Dock Owners
Your generosity and hospitality made our Dice Run possible.
South Lake Preserve Silver Shores Lang Family Lighthouse Cove Condos
Stefanucci Family Nye’s Marina David Schepner Trombola Family Stanton Family Fireman’s Beach
A Special Thanks to all of our Volunteers. We could not have accomplished this event without you!
Registration: Jane Smith
Mary Ann Jenkins
Dock Sitters: Will Hilton
Mary Beth Jacobs
Mary Anne Luty
The Sandbar Concession Stand/Shabby’s
Our community support was outstanding. Many thanks for helping us make this event a fun morning appreciating our beautiful Conneaut Lake, and helping the Conneaut Lake Area Historical Society to further our mission of preserving and sharing our rich local history.