Island Paddle Fest 2017

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 August 12th for the best price ($40) and guaranteed t-shirts on race day. Registration cost from August 13th- August 25th is $45. Day-of registration is $50.

Check-in begins at 7 a.m. The kayak and canoe races will begin at 8 a.m. and the paddle board race will begin at 8:15 am.

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.**

7:00 a.m. - Racer check-in begins

8:00 a.m. - Kayak and Canoe Race begins

8:15 a.m. - Paddle Board Race begins

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Note: All live times are unadjusted and unofficial.

Paddle Fest Course


Aug 26, 2017


Columbus, MS