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Event: Texas Water Safari

The Texas Water Safari, known as the world's toughest canoe race, begins June 14 and continues for four days and four hours, as the competitors paddle from Spring Lake in San Marcos to Seadrift on the Gulf Coast.

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What: The Texas Water Safari, known as the world's toughest canoe race

Who: Teams of canoers come to the race from all over the country.

Where: The race begins at Spring Lake, the headwaters of the San Marcos River, and continues 260 miles down the San Marcos to the town of Seadrift on the Gulf Coast.

When: The race begins at 8 a.m. on June 14, and the competitors have four days and four hours to complete the course.

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