$10 – $75

Paddle & Pedal for G6PD Deficiency Awareness

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Babylon Village Pool

Fire Island Ave South

Babylon, NY 11702

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The g6pd Deficiency Foundation invites you to join a hunt by land or sea. Paddle or pedal to learn more about G6PD enzyme deficiency !

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Our first awareness event, Paddle & Pedal for the Bands, will take place on the morning of Saturday, August 3, and will begin at the Babylon Village Pool. One chooses to either Paddle or Pedal around the Village of Babylon to collect silicon wristbands and help raise awareness for this little-known enzyme deficiency! After you collected the bands at assigned stops, return to the Babylon Village Pool for the Celebration BBQ starting at 11:30 am ...Good food cooked by Babylon Meat Market with music by Oogee Wawa band!

SPREAD THE NEWS... Come have fun and learn more about this common hereditary enzyme deficiency! Best to Register now or email us at events@g6pdDF.org so we know you are planning to come.

  • Paddleboards, kayaks, rowers and bicycles are not provided; you must bring your own.
  • Paddleboard rentals are available through our event sponsor South Shore Paddleboards, or you can coordinate your own rental.
  • All registrants will have to submit a P&PFTB Waiver Form by the day of event to participate. (provided after paid registration)
  • You must be 13 years of age or older. Participants aged 13-17 will require a signed parental consent form.(provided after paid registration)
  • PFDs (personal floatation devices) are required for all "paddlers;" you must bring your own or schedule a rental in advance.
  • All bicyclists must wear a helmet. Our event sponsor Babylon Bicycle Shop offers 15% helmet discounts to all registrants to the event. Prior to event stop by to have your bike ready!
  • Tickets for 11:30 am BBQ only are available and all ages are welcome (LIMITED tkts available for the day of purchase)

Grand Prize raffle tickets to win: a SUP board, Bicycle, Kayak, Babylon Crossfit 8 month membership & Fitness Incentive 1yr. membership are available to purchase now! The drawing will take place at the Celebration BBQ and winners do not have to be present.

Day-of Registrations available but are limited. Buy tickets in advance to receive your free tee-shirt and discounted ticket prices. Also A BIG help knowing the attendance count.:)

If you plan to send in your registration Fee: Please email events@g6pdDF.org no later than 7/24... So we know you are coming and we can send info on where to send it.

Registration fees are non-refundable. If you decide not to participate, we will apply your registration fee as a donation to the g6pd Deficiency Foundation. Thank you for understanding.

Event is rain or shine

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A NOTE FROM g6pd Deficiency Foundation

Raising awareness about G6PDd through education, providing information and resources to those who suffer from this condition, screening information, and helping unravel the mysteries of this little-known enzyme deficiency through research are the fundamental goals of the Foundation.It's estimated that over 5% of the world's population has this deficiency, but many are still unaware. Go to www.GotTheD.org to learn more about this enzyme deficiency. Go to www.BrodysBattle.info and scroll down to learn the story about a baby unknowingly born with this deficiency.

Your invaluable contribution as a participant or possibly an event sponsor will provide the tools necessary to educate professionals and the public about this deficiency.

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Fire Island Ave South

Babylon, NY 11702

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