Life is better on the river! The Annual River Rat Paddle Challenge will be 7.7 miles long down the scenic Ouachita River ending at Lazarre Park. This event draws competitive kayak, canoe, and stand-up paddle board racers from surrounding states, as well as many locals. As always, many will be showcasing their team spirit with themes, costumes, zany antics, and decorated paddle craft. It’s an event you won’t want to miss! The registration fee also includes an event shirt and lunch catered by Catfish Cabin. This year's race benefits Horse Assisted Therapy Services of North Louisiana. Ready, set, paddle!