MR-340 Winners to Be Recognized at St. Charles’ Lewis and Clark Nature Center Tonight around 7 p.m.

340-mile race from Kansas City to St. Charles along Missouri River will crown winners tonight

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Missouri American Water:

WHAT: On Friday evening, Aug. 11, the winners of the Missouri American Water Missouri River 340 (MR340) river race will be formally recognized at a ceremony taking place at the Lewis and Clark Nature Center in St. Charles. Winners are listed by category below:

Men’s Tandem – Boat #1300 – Joe Mann and Dylan McHardy

Mixed Tandem – Boat #5961 – Morgan Kohut and Brian Jones - *Set a New Race Record in the Mixed Tandem Division

Men’s Solo – Boat #0126 – Brad Daniels

Women’s Solo – Boat #5353 – Salli O’Donnell

WHEN and WHERE: The Lewis and Clark Nature Center and Boathouse located at 1050 South Riverside Drive, St. Charles, Mo. 63301.

DETAILS: For more details, go to the race time keeping website: http://raceowl.com/

Missouri American Water

Missouri American Water, a subsidiary of American Water (NYSE: AWK), is the largest investor-owned water utility in the state, providing high-quality and reliable water and/or wastewater services to approximately 1.5 million people.

With a history dating back to 1886, American Water is the largest and most geographically diverse U.S. publicly-traded water and wastewater utility company. The company employs more than 6,700 dedicated professionals who provide regulated and market-based drinking water, wastewater and other related services to an estimated 15 million people in 47 states and Ontario, Canada. More information can be found by visiting www.amwater.com.

Missouri River Relief

Missouri River Relief is a grassroots, volunteer and equipment-based organization dedicated to connecting people to the Missouri River through hands-on river clean-ups and education events.

To date, MRR has hosted 133 Missouri River clean-ups, bringing 21,005 volunteers to clean 801 tons of trash from 1,031 miles of the river. We have participated in and hosted clean-ups in eight states, from the Mississippi River to Yankton, S.D. In addition, the organization promoted local river education through 300+ outreach projects, aiming to build public awareness, action and support for a healthy river.

Healthy Rivers Partnership

The Healthy Rivers Partnership (HRP) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to connecting people to their rivers and rivers to their communities. Formed from a shared commitment to water resources, river clean ups and watershed education, the organization does river clean-ups, river education, riparian restoration, on-the-water field trips and provides safety boats and checkpoint coordination for the Missouri River MR340 race.

Rivermiles

Rivermiles has been promoting Missouri River awareness since 2006 with the inaugural running of the Missouri River 340. Rivermiles believes that the best way to protect our river resources is through participation, inviting paddlers and their families to experience the rivers through the adventure of canoe racing.

These events create lifelong fans and stewards of the rivers and link the communities in the watershed in ways they've never considered. The MR340 is known internationally as the world's longest non-stop river race and has attracted paddlers from Japan, Malaysia, Canada, Australia, Denmark and the United Kingdom.

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Blair Glauber, 618-971-6218
Blair.Glauber@amwater.com

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