To provide a fun interactive event promoting the natural beauty of the McHenry River Walk, Downtown Business District, Miller Point Park and the Fox River while incorporating healthy lifestyle choices through an activity everyone can enjoy; KAYAKING!
Welcome to the DamYak Challenge. Join us for a fun morning on the water. This 4.8-mile kayak event will be held July 20th, 2024 in the heart of downtown McHenry brought to you by DamYak Challenge LTD with the volunteer support of MC5. The event is from 8 AM to 10 AM. Registration begins at 6:30 AM. Online registration is now open.
The goal of this challenge is to provide a fun event that will raise awareness and funds for Kids In Need McHenry County (KIN) KIN is a not-for-profit organization created to identify and provide kids in need the important resources necessary for a happy and healthy childhood. www.kinmc.org
There are a limited number of boats available so please reserve in a timely fashion. Reservations must be made through portal.
Parking at Miller Point Park is limited so please drop your Kayak at Miller Point then park your vehicle. You can park at any of the public lots. We have also arranged parking at McHenry East Campus High School which is just a short walk from Miller point.