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Mississippi River Marathon
1068 miles St Louis to New Orleans

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1990 record 12hrs:40min:50sec
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Records on the River

date
driver(s)
boat
motor(s)
direction
(*overnight stop)
time
July 1929
Dr L. Leroy
Chris Craft

up river
87hrs 31min
Sept 1931
G.F Schomiller
"Evinrude II"

up river
79hrs 46min
July 1953
Roy F. Smith
"Mark Twain"

up river
79hrs 12min
Oct 1953
F.G. Burkharth
"Cisco"

up river
61hrs 22min
Aug 1954
Lee Sawyer
"Huck Finn"

up river
56hrs 56min
Aug 1955
Roy Loetscher
"Loetscher Special"

up river
52hrs 33min
Jun 1956
Roy Cullum
"Rambler"

up river
47hrs 20min
July 1956
Bill Tedford
"Robert E Lee III"

up river
41hrs 57min
Aug 1956
Lee Sawyer
"Huck Finn"

up river
39hrs 41min
July 1957
Roy Cullum
"Rambler II"  Crosby
2x Mercury Mark75
up river
31hrs 11min
1958
Byron Pool
"Bing Ding II" Crosby
2x Mercury Mark 78
up river
29hrs 29min
1959
Roy Fulton
Magnolia Catamaran "Lil Roy"
2x Mercury Mark 78
down river *
22hrs 37 min
1960
Roy Fulton
Magnolia Catamaran "Lil Roy"
2x Mercury 800's
down river *
18hrs 50min
July 1964
Bill Tedford
"Robert E Lee V"

up river
29hrs 22min
July 1968
Lou Cooley
Power Cat 4pt hydro "Micro Lube"
4x Chrysler 4cyl 115hp
up river
29hrs 05min
July 1972
Bill Tedford
Power Cat 18c cat "Robert E Lee VI"
2x OMC v4 125hp
up river
26hrs 50min
July 1982
Mike Regan
Wellcraft Scarab
3x OMC v8 outboard
up river
25hrs 07min
1984
Bob Cox
Charger Bass boat
1x OMC v8 300hp outboard
up river
20hrs 16min
1987
Don Johnson
Wellcraft Scarab
Lamborghini
up river *
19hrs 51min
1988
Roy Fulton
22ft Starcraft
1x Yamaha v6 225hp outboard
up river  *
14hrs 55min
1990
Howard Arneson
32ft Skater Cat
1325hp turbine
up river
12hrs 41min







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