Kayak and Paddle Board Races

Want to partake in a timed event for a great cause? Registration is only $50.00.  Sign up to participate in this timed race on Breton Bay and bring your kayak, canoe, or paddle board. This exciting event will be on Saturday, June 10, 2017 (Rain Date on Saturday, June 17, 2017). We invite you to register online now or on the day of the event between 8:00-9:30 AM. Races start at 10:00 AM!  After racers register for the event, they will have an opportunity to create a peer to peer fundraising page requesting pledges.

The map below shows the 4.5-mile Kayak and Paddle Board race course.

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These races will take place on Breton Bay, starting and ending at the Leonardtown Wharf. After racers register, they will have an opportunity to create a peer to peer fundraising page. Every dollar raised through pledges will lower the racers’ time by 1 second.

Trophies will be awarded to the top 3 kayakers and paddle boarders with the fastest time including the deduction for their pledges.

About Paddle for Heroes

We hold this annual event to raise funds for scholarship programs that will benefit our St. Mary’s County First Responders, their families, and the Rotary Club’s endeavors. This exciting event will be held at the Leonardtown Wharf on Breton Bay and McIntosh Run and will consist of timed kayak races on Breton Bay and a paddle for fun race commencing on McIntosh Run with food and entertainment at the Leonardtown Wharf at the conclusion of the races.

If you are interested in registering for a race, donating to the cause, or becoming a sponsor of the event, please get in touch today!

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