Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Join Us at Lake Race 2018

One of the largest powerboat racing events in the Midwest is back for another great year, Lake Race 2018! Race Day is June 2, 2018, but there are a variety of festivities and events leading up to the races and following them. Keep reading to get all the details about this much anticipated event from your Lake of the Ozarks boat lift company!

Lake Race Schedule of Events

Thursday, May 31st - Lake Race Festival of Speed

Enjoy fast exhibits such as fast boats, cars, motorcycles and more at Big Thunder Marine! All parking will be located at Staples, shuttles will operate between 4-9 pm to transport visitors who want to be up close and meet the racers. There will be food snacks and beverages available. 

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Friday, June 1st - Lake Race Meet & Greet Street Party 

Race fans will experience everything unique about Lake Race at the Meet & Greet Street Party on the Historic Bagnell Dam Strip the night before the races! You can meet the drivers and get up close and personal with the race boats, as they'll be lined up on the street. Enjoy live entertainment, vendor booths and a kid's zone. Shuttle service will begin at 4 pm and be available throughout the weekend. All Lake Race Parking will be in the campground below the dam.

Saturday, June 2nd - Lake Race Race Day 

World class powerboat racing will take place all day Saturday! The races will begin with opening ceremonies at 10:40 am. Racing will begin promptly at 11 am, and continue until all heats are complete around 5 pm. Unlimited viewing will be available at the host location, Beavers at the Dam, as well as other areas near the Historic Bagnell Dam. When the races are over, head to Camden on the Lake for the awards ceremony. The after party on the Strip will feature entertainment at various locations, and you'll enjoy fireworks at dusk!

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Saturday, June 9th - Lake Race 5K 

On the following Saturday, participate in the annual Lake Race 5K. The run will begin at 7 am at Beaver's at the Dam. The course runs down the strip to the Lake Ozark Fire Department, around the fire house, back down the strip to School Rd, then down Valley and R on Legion Road to the bait shop, back up Valley and under the Ameren sign to finish.

Tuesday, June 12th - Paddle Battle 

Individuals or 3-person teams on paddle boards will compete in a 3-lap format. As needed, there will be different heats followed by a championship round. Costumes are welcome and encouraged. Prizes will be awarded for 1st place, last place and best costume!

Summerset Boat Lifts is a proud sponsor of this annual charity event! Be sure to look for our dock and lift during the event. Proceeds from all the Lake Race events go to benefit various charitable organizations in the Lake of the Ozarks area. We hope to see you there!

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