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Reno River Festival 2012 schedule released

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Celebrating a new date, new events and a killer music lineup in 2012, the ninth annual Reno River Festival has arrived. Taking place at downtown Reno’s Truckee River Whitewater Park June 15 – 17, this year’s Festival is expected to bring even more paddlers, runners, spectators and dog-lovers to Wingfield Park for a weekend of sun-soaked, fun-filled, food-stuffed, fur-flying entertainment. Below is the complete schedule of events for the 2012 Reno River Festival.

Thursday, June 15

2 – 7 p.m.              On-site registration at Wingfield Park

11:59 p.m.            Online Registration Closes at www.RenoRiverFestival.com

Friday, June 15

10 a.m. – 6 p.m.   Athlete Registration (Run Amuck, Biggest Little Dog Jog, Slalom, Boatercross, SUP)

10 a.m. – 6 p.m.   Outdoor Expo

10 a.m. – 4 p.m.   Freestyle Kayak Preliminaries

11 a.m. – 4 p.m.   Splash Dogs

1 – 3 p.m.              Music on the Main Stage – Ben Fuller

3 – 5 p.m.              Music on the Main Stage – Keyser Soze

5:30 – 7:30 p.m.   Music on the Main Stage – Tribal Seeds

Saturday, June 16

9 a.m. – 6 p.m.      Outdoor Expo

Athlete Registration (Run Amuck, Biggest Little Dog Jog, Slalom, Boatercross, SUP)

9 – 10 a.m.            Yoga in the Park with 24 Hour Fitness

10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Freestyle Kayak Quarter/Semi Finals

10 a.m. – 4 p.m.   Slalom Kayak

11 a.m. – 4 p.m.   Splash Dogs

12 p.m.                  Run Amuck Registration CLOSED

12:30 – 1:30 p.m. Run Amuck Costume Contest

1:30 – 3:30 p.m.   Music on the Main Stage – Mark Sexton Band

2 – 4 p.m.              Run Amuck

4:45 – 5 p.m.         Run Amuck Awards Ceremony

4 – 5:30 p.m.         Music on the Main Stage – Moondog Matinee

5:30 – 7:30 p.m.   Music on the Main Stage – Jelly Bread

Sunday, June 17

9 a.m. – 12 p.m.   Athlete Registration (Biggest Little Dog Jog, Boatercross)

9 a.m. – 5 p.m.      Outdoor Expo

9 – 10 a.m.            Yoga in the Park with 24 Hour Fitness

10 a.m.                  Biggest Little Dog Jog Registration CLOSED

10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Freestyle Finals

11 a.m. – 12 p.m. Biggest Little Dog Jog

11 a.m. – 4 p.m.   Splash Dog Finals (Awards to follow)

12 – 2 p.m.            Music on the Main Stage – Peter Joseph Burtt & the King Tide

SUP Slalom

2 – 4 p.m.              Music on the Main Stage – Monophonics

Boatercross

4 p.m.                     Whitewater Awards (SUP, Slalom, Boatercross, Freestyle)

For more details about the 9th annual Reno River Festival or the Run Amuck, visit www.RenoRiverFestival.com or call 775-7849400 x 119.

The 9th annual Reno River Festival is held at the Truckee River Whitewater Park at Wingfield located in the heart of downtown Reno’s Old Southwest, named one of “Best Neighborhoods in America” by Men’s Journal magazine and recognized by Travel + Leisure as one of “America’s Coolest River Walks.” Hosting top whitewater athletes from around the world June 15-17, 2012, the city’s $1.5-million Whitewater Park  is within steps of the downtown Reno gaming and entertainment corridor including dining options ranging from five-star to those open until 5 a.m., entertainment venues, museums, theaters, hiking and biking trails and a selection of renowned hotel-casinos offering fully customizable weekend getaway packages including the official hotel of the Reno River Festival, the Eldorado Hotel Casino.  The 9th annual Reno River Festival is presented by Subaru of America.

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