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Great Alabama 650
Learn more about America’s longest paddle race, covering 650 miles of water across the state of Alabama.
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Your Hub for the Great Alabama 650 Race

Test your strength, endurance, and mental fortitude in the longest paddle race in the United States. This epic adventure takes racers along the core section of the Alabama Scenic River Trail, the longest river trail in a single state. From rushing whitewater to the ambling river delta, the race will challenge even the most experienced paddler. This race is sure to be a one-of-a-kind experience that will not soon be forgotten!

  • September 30 – October 10, 2023
  • 650-mile paddle race across the state of Alabama
  • Begins in the northeast section of the state and finishes at Fort Morgan in Mobile Bay


Greg Wingo  |  Race Director  |  [email protected]

Follow the Racers

Come back to visit this page during the race to see live updates!

Race Updates

Follow along with all race updates on our Facebook and Instagram pages!


Race Rules

You can find rules and important information for racers here.

Portage Times

Become familiar with mandatory downtimes, cutoffs, and locations.

Qualifying Races

See if you qualify for the AL650! Racers must have finished a qualifying race within the last 5 years.


Still have questions? Take a peek at our frequently asked questions.

Additional Resources

About the Race

Learn everything you need to know about the race, including events along the race route, past winners, and more!

Race Volunteers

Interested in getting involved with the Great Alabama 650? Learn how here!

The Gallery

Our racers have seen and done incredible things. Take a look through history and get excited for the next journey.

Past Results

See who has completed the AL650 in the past and how long it took to complete!

Our Sponsors

We couldn’t put on this amazing event without the help of our sponsors. Thank you for your support!

Get in Touch

Have questions about the ASRT or want to get involved? Send us a message!