Myrtle Beach Mayor John Rhodes (center, left) and former Planning Director Jack Walker cut the ribbon on the Jack Walker trailhead facility in Myrtle Beach on the East Coast Greenway with Week-A-Year Tour cyclists and East Coast River Relay staff looking on.

Schedule Overview

River Relay schedule at a glance


Thu., 24:  Calais, ME, kick-off and canoe regatta

Sat., 26:  Bangor, ME, tabling at American Folk Festival

Mon., 28:  Brunswick, ME, paddle

Wed., 30:  Scarborough, ME, bird walk


Fri.,  1:  Portsmouth, NH, welcome from Governor Sununu

            Medford and Malden, MA, river walk, brewery social

Sat., 2: Boston, Ma, tabling at Sting concert

Sun., 3:  Waltham, MA, historic walking tour

Mon., 4:  Providence, RI, walk, paddle, BBQ

Wed., 6:  Putnam, CT, breakfast 

Wed., 6:  East Hartford, CT, welcome from Governor Malloy

Fri., 8:  Stamford, CT, details to come

Sat., 9:  New York, NY, paddle

             New York, NY, long distance walk

Tue., 12:  Hoboken, NJ, resiliency presentation and bike ride

Fri.,  15:  Philadelphia, PA, evening reception; 5-mile walk

Sat., 16:  Philadelphia, PA, long-distance walk

               Philadelphia, PA, bike ride, paddle and tree planting

Tue., 19:  Wilmington, DE, meet & greet, walk

Wed., 20:  Baltimore, MD, reception at Druid Hill Farmers Market

Fri., 22:  Annapolis, MD, meet & greet

Sat., 23:  DC & Alexandria, VA, bike ride

Mon., 25:  Richmond, VA, bike ride, film showing and social

Wed., 27:  La Crosse, VA, trail walk

Thu., 28:  Durham, NC, Ellerbe Creek cleanup

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Executive Director Dennis Markatos-Soriano paddles on the Androscoggin River in Brunswick, ME, on Day 5 of the River Relay.
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Cyclists pose by a trailhead in Lisbon, Maine, Day 5.
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Close to 40 FreeWalkers gathered in New York City to walk 18 miles from Van Cortlandt Park to Battery Park as part of the East Coast River Relay.


Sun., 1:  Durham, NC, 5K run

             Durham, NC, Southeast Greenways & Trails Summit begins 

Wed., 4:  Clayton, NC, Greenway walk and brewery social

Thu., 5:  Fayetteville, NC, bike ride and social

Sat., 7:  Wilmington, NC, educational seminar

Sun., 8:  Wilmington, NC, paddle and island clean-up

Mon., 9:  Myrtle Beach, SC, bike ride

Wed., 11:  Charleston, SC, morning bike ride

                 Charleston, SC, Ravenel Bridge bike ride ; Ashley River  bike ride

                 Charleston, SC, trail clean-up

Sat., 14:  Savannah, GA, bike ride  & brewery social

Sun., 15:  Savannah, GA, picnic, bike ride and trail clean-up

               Savannah, GA, paddle

Mon., 16:  Brunswick, GA, bike tour and paddle

Tue., 17:  St Marys, GA, bike ride and Fernandina Beach/Amelia Island welcome

Wed., 18:  Fort George Inlet/Batten Island, FL, salt marsh restoration talk

                  Neptune Beach, FL, sign unveiling

Thu., 19:  Jacksonville, FL, bike rodeo

Fri., 20:  Daytona Beach, FL, Sweetheart Trail celebration

Sat., 21:  Daytona Beach, FL, shoreline habitat stabilization & walk

               Titusville, FL, bike ride

Mon., 23: Jupiter, FL: Spoil Island restoration celebration

Tue., 24: Indian River Lagoon and Loxahatchee River celebration

Fri., 27:  Miami, FL,  boat ride with local leaders

             Miami, FL: River Relay celebration

Sat, 28:  Miami, FL, outdoor yoga

              Key Largo, FL: post-hurricane service project

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A few Week a Year Tour cyclists (carrying the River Relay baton for a week) in good spirits despite a stretch of unseasonable heat and humidity.
Dennis Markatos-Soriano greets guests at the start of a boat tour on Miami's Biscayne Bay with partners Miami Waterkeeper and Florida Sea Grant.
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