The Island Paddle Fest is a 5.5-mile kayak, canoe, and paddleboard race around "The Island" in historic Columbus, Mississippi. The race will begin and end at the Riverwalk.
Register before May 1, 2017 to receive early-bird pricing of $40 and guaranteed t-shirt on race day. Registration cost from May 1 - June 2 is $45. Day-of registration is $50.
Check-in begins at 8 a.m. The kayak and canoe races will begin at 9 a.m., and the paddle board race will begin at 9:15.
All proceeds benefit Lowndes County Imagination Library, a nonprofit that focuses on early childhood literacy.
**Please note this is a Bring Your Own Boat event, so don't forget to bring your canoe, kayak, or paddleboard! Life vest required to race.**