PADDLE-OR-BATTLE

Join us for the 14th Annual Paddle-or-Battle on the Appomattox

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2022

START LOCATION: Hopewell City Marina, 1051 Riverside Ave, Hopewell, VA 23860
FINISH LOCATION: Rotary Park, Pocahontas Island, 181 Rolfe St, Petersburg, VA 23803
SCHEDULE:
7:00-8:30AM Registration/Shuttles
9:00AM Leisure Paddles
10:00AM Race Starts
12:00PM Awards & Lunch
12:30-1:30PM Shuttles

Welcoming paddlers of ALL levels to the 14th PADDLE BATTLE on the scenic Appomattox River!  This section of river is flatwater and tidal, winding through beautiful marshy areas with lots of wildlife. Paddlers have a choice of a 10-Mile Race with NEW RACING CATEGORIES, a 10-Mile Leisure Paddle, or a 2-Mile Shorty. Your registration includes shuttle, morning snacks, lunch, t-shirt, and handcrafted awards! Kayak rentals are available, including a guided tour option with a certified instructor. Newcomers might consider the 2-mile shorty course option. Properly worn PFD’s are required. All participants are required to complete a liability waiver. Parent/Guardian signature required for all persons under 18 years of age. Under 17 must be accompanied by an adult. Event proceeds support Friends of the Lower Appomattox River (FOLAR) conservation and stewardship programs.

**NEW AFTER PARTY HOSTED BY TRAPEZIUM BREWING CO!

**NEW DEMO DAY WITH WESTSIDE BOAT SHOP KAYAKS

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS!
Are you interested in sponsoring the 2022 Paddle-or-Battle? Please contact Kiffy Werkheiser, FOLAR Development Director, by email at kwerkheiser@folar-va.org.

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