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Larry March Slalom Race brings kayakers to Little Lehigh Creek

ALLENTOWN, Pa. - In Allentown, kayaks hit the Little Lehigh Creek on Saturday ahead of Sunday's Larry March Slalom Race.

They were there for a clinic to prepare for Sunday's race that's being put on by the Lehigh Valley Kayak and Canoe Club. 

The race has been going on for decades. It draws people from all over.

69 News spoke with a kayaker from Dover, Delaware who has competed in the race about 10 times. 

"I love slalom racing because it's a way to improve your paddling skills. It's really strenuous. You're trying to achieve perfection in the course and it's addictive because you to get better and better," said kayaker Kit Fieber.

The racers hit the water at 9 a.m. Sunday in the Lehigh Parkway. 

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