Save the Date!
Hardy’s Highway: Race for the Lake
Decatur, Illinois / Nelson Park
June 8 & 9, 2024
Activities: Food vendors, arts and craft vendors, music, and fun activities for the kids.
Food Vendor Inquiry’s: Susan Keane firstname.lastname@example.org
Arts & Craft Vendors: Jerry Johnson email@example.com
Visitor Services: Teri Hammel firstname.lastname@example.org
Sponsorship: Katie Myers email@example.com
About the Boats: Approximately 60 hydro and flat bottom boats along with their teams will compete in sanctioned boat racing on Lake Decatur racing from approximately 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. Heats will occur approximately every 20 minutes with little downtime between races. Boats will range from the starter class 1.5 stock (80 MPH), to the wild Jersey Speed Skiffs (85mph) all the way to supercharged 1,500 horsepower Grand Prix Hydroplanes (170 MPH) will be racing that weekend. In total there will be over 12 classes of inboard and flat bottom classes to watch which also includes vintage & historic classes of hydroplanes which have never been seen in Decatur before.