$15 – $25

11th Annual Paddle-or-Battle on the Appomattox River!

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Pocahontas Island Park

Rolfe Street

Petersburg, VA 23803

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The 11TH Annual Paddle-or-Battle on the Appomattox River, is an amazing opportunity for a fun paddle or a competitive race in your canoe, kayak, or SUP.

NEWLY ADDED! 2-Mile Course, flat water, easy out-and-back paddle. 9AM start at Pocahontas Island turnaround at Roslyn Landing Colonial Heights and paddle back to Pocahontas. Drive yourself to Hopewell for the Finish Line Celebration lunch and award program.

Or, choose the 10-Mile Course which begins at historic Pocahontas Island in Petersburg with the finish at Hopewell City Marina near the convergence with the James River. The entire route is flat water in the tidal section of the river. The outgoing tide is expected for the event.

First Place Racing Awards for categories: Under 50 Male and Female and for Over 50 Male & Female. Best time to beat is 1 hour, 39 minutes!

All participants are required to complete liability waiver. Parental signature required for all persons under 18 years of age. Properly worn PFD's are required.

Event day kayak rentals are available. Call Richard, 804-840-2757 to reserve.

Shuttles will run from the finish in Hopewel only, to take you and your boat back to Pocahontas Island. See Course Map.

Battle or Paddle registrants receive a T-shirt, continental breakfast and picnic lunch. Trophy presentation at the Finish Line Celebration is at noon.

Register NOW! $25.00 per adult 18 & over; $15.00 under 18 and Active Duty Military

Day of Event Registration: $30.00 per adult; $20.00 under 18 and Active Duty Military

Event proceeds support FOLAR river conservation and stewardship programs along the Appomattox River.

EVENT DAY SCHEDULE:
Check-in/Registration Opens: 8AM
Leisure and Short Paddle Begins: 9AM
Racers Begin: 10AM
Awards/Lunch: 11:30AM - 1:30PM

FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT: folar-va.org or email: contactus@folar-va.org



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