Guildford Lions Raft Race 2019

Published: 11/06/2019

For the first time we are entering the popular charity raft race on Saturday 6th July.

This a fun and enjoyable afternoon for participants and spectators. Many people line the banks of the River Wey in Guildford to cheer on the handmade rafts.

The race is open to homemade rafts and paddleboarders.  Inspection and judging of the best rafts, by the Mayor of Guildford and the Lions Club President will be from 2pm at Millmead Lock Island. The race will start at 3pm from Millmead Lock  and finish at the Waterside Centre near Stoughton on the River Wey.

Trophies will also be awarded for the best presented craft and crew, too the winner of each different raft section and one for Sportsmanship.

The event is a fund raiser for Guildford Lions Club to help local people and deserving causes and is part of the Guildford Summer Festival. Entry into the race is open to all, companies, charities, and private individuals.

More information on the Guildford Raft Race and Guildford Lions Charity can be found here- https://www.guildfordlions.com/