Mantua – Run, pedal and paddle for trails and watershed conservation! The Portage Park District Foundation is presenting the Headwaters Adventure Race on July 16, 8:00 a.m. in Mantua Village as a fun(d)raiser for supporting trail maintenance and conservation projects. The event starts at Buchert Park and includes a 2-mile run on the Headwaters Trail, a 10-mile bike ride on rural roads to Camp Hi Canoe Livery in Hiram, ending with a 5-mile paddle on the Upper Cuyahoga Scenic River back to Mantua. The route passes by nature preserves, historic sites and preserved farmland.

Go solo or grab a friend to form a relay or all-phase team. Entry fee is $49, students 18 and under $29. Kayak and canoe rentals are available for $10 and $20, respectively. Registration is open now. Sponsors and volunteers are welcome!

For more information, a map of the race route and registration, please visit or find us on Facebook @ The Headwaters Adventure Race 2016 event page.