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Paddlefest 2014 at Hunting Island
November 16, 2014 @ 12:00 pm
The 12th annual PaddleFest paddle sport race to benefit Friends of Hunting Island will be held at 12:00 p.m., November 16th at Hunting Island State Park. Race start will be at the Lagoon, Parking Lot J, in the park. All net proceeds will benefit Friends of Hunting Island (www.friendsofhuntingisland.org) which is dedicated to helping the park enhance the unique natural wonders and educational opportunities that exist on the island and is a 501(c)(3) tax exempt, non – profit organization.
Paddlers of ALL skill levels are encouraged to participate in this fun and scenic race!! Paddlers from several states will race kayaks, canoes and paddle boards on a 3 mile or 6 mile course taking them into Fripp Inlet and past Russ Point and back in the 6 miler and just under the Pedestrian Bridge and back in the 3 miler. Awards will be given for both 3 mile and 6 mile overall winners and category winners. A raffle will be held to give away prizes donated by sponsors. The race is a part of the Southeastern Paddle Sport Championship Series ( www.sepseries.org ) which includes races in Florida, South Carolina and Georgia all of which benefit 501(c)(3) organizations.
Please arrive to park by 10am.
10-11am Pre-registered racer check in
Please note: there is NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION
Members of the media will have the opportunity to get close to the action from various spectator viewing areas including a pedestrian bridge, dock or shoreline.
Registration for PaddleFest is ONLINE only, and available at: www.paddlefestsc.org .
For more information contact Tim Lovett at : firstname.lastname@example.org or call 843-379-4327