First ever Vallejo Kayak Race, held on October 4, 2014, was a great success. No one fell in the water and the race was completed without any accidents. The event made a big splash in Vallejo.
1st place- Ed Butts
2nd Mark Westwind
3rd team Andre and Michael the awesome volunteers
4th Mel Orpilla
5th -Shamus Thornton
(Paddleboarders close behind with Chris Gatewood from Benicia Kite and Paddle Sports)
6th place - David Belef
Like the Phoenix rising from the ashes and the recent rumblings of the earth, the City of Vallejo is coming together as one community by reviving the Vallejo Waterfront Weekend in a two-day fun and activity filled weekend October 4-5 with the majority of the proceeds being targeted to restoring the Mira Community Cultural Center.
Article in the Times Herald Online highlights the Vallejo Waterfront Weekend: Waterfront Weekend puts spotlight on Vallejo By Richard Freedman. Please visit Times Herald Online for full article: Waterfront Weekend puts spotlight on Vallejo. Click on the Continue Reading link for a few excerpts from the article: