The Cardboard Boat Race at Portage Lakes

The Cardboard Boat Race at Portage Lakes

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The Cardboard Boat Race is back and looking for racers!

Join TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® at the fourth annual Cardboard Boat Race Saturday, September 14th! You can join the race by selecting a sponsorship package! This event is free to the public, however, if you wish to race a boat you must purchase one of two sponsorship packages.

This year we are partnering with the Humane Society of Summit county! The Humane Society of Summit County (HSSC) cares and advocates for the abused, neglected, and abandoned animals of our community. Through education and support, we strengthen the bond between people and animals. HSSC rescues over 2700 animals annually and has served Summit County for over 50 years.

Activities from 12:30PM – 2:00PM

Boat Line Up at 1:00PM

Sponsors Race at 1:15PM

Awards at 1:45PM

Prizes available to win from 97.5 WONE FM

There are two sponsorship packages available:

The Chihuahua $125

The Great Dane $350

*All proceeds benefits The Humane Society of Summit County*

Here's what's included!

Chihuahua $125

Cardboard for boat

2 to 6 crew members

Logo at start point

Great Dane $350

Cardboard for boat

2 to 6 crew members

Logo at start point

Team picture

Crew receives shirts

Logo on shirts

Boat pick up

Boat disposal

Company mentioned on WONE promotional advertisements**


Please mail sponsorship form to Joe Malacky TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® Akron at 1511 E. Market St. Akron, OH 44303.

In the event that the boat race is rescheduled due to bad weather or other issues, the Team Captain will be contacted and informed of the new date via the information above.For inquiries about the Cardboard Boat Race and General Rules please contact: or call (330) 794-6683.


We are also collecting donations during the 2019 Cardboard Boat Race, items being asked to donate are;

Dog and cat treats

Hills Science diet brand dry food

Paper towels

Peanut butter

Clorox bleach

Laundry detergent

Dog toys

Tags: local events, cardboard boat, race

Event Details

Date: September 14, 2019
Time: 12:30pm - 2:00pm

Turkeyfoot Beach
5031 Manchester Road
Akron OH 44319

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