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Sep 09 2023


7:30 am - 12:00 pm

Salty Saguaro Classic – Salt River Race by Natural Restoration

Join us for our inaugural Salty Saguaro Classic on Saturday, September 9th! This event is a fundraiser benefiting our mission, a river race, and a land & water trash cleanup! ⁠Click the link below for all the event details.⁠
RIVER RACE: $1,800 in cash prizes for 3 race categories: kayak, paddleboard, & inflatable. 1st place $300 , 2nd place $200, 3rd place $100 in each race category. Race participants must cross the finish line with a full bag of trash collected along the river during the race to qualify for prizes. ⁠⁠
⁠If you rent a kayak or SUP from REI’s Arizona Adventure Center for our 9/9 Salty Saguaro Classic River Race or Trash Cleanup, they will donate 50% of every rental to Natural Restorations! ⁠
LAND & WATER CLEANUP: For each bag of trash collected & brought up to the dumpster, volunteers will receive a raffle ticket for the prize raffle at noon. ⁠
We are grateful to our Event Sponsors for donating funding, prizes, services, and event staff. Thank you to:
Beer Barn AZ
Climbing For The Community
EPL Financial Services,
Hans Fink (Fink Ink Inc.)
Infinitely-U Integrative Energy Bodywork
Korpong Studio
LeBaron & Carroll Insurance
No Snow Stand Up Paddleboards
Dumpster Brigade (Patriot Disposal Phx),
Redline Rentals and Sales Mesa,
REI Co-op
Riverbound Sports Paddle Company
Salt River Tubing,
Salty Scuba Squad,
Stellar Adventures,
SWCA Environmental Consultants
Visit Mesa,
Yak n Sup Canyon Lake. ⁠
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We would also like to thank everyone at the U.S. Forest Service-Tonto National Forest for their support of our restoration work on the Lower Salt River & other areas on the Tonto National Forest. ⁠
We have already removed over 130,000 pounds of trash from the Lower Salt River. Help us increase our impact and have a fun morning at the river!⁠
We hope to see you there! Click the link above for details & registration.⁠

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