Island Paddle Fest 2017

IMPORTANT NOTE: Island Paddle Fest has been delayed this year. We will update this website and send an email blast when registration has been reopened.

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.

Early-bird registration of $40 has been extended to May 12, 2017. Register before May 12 for the best price and guaranteed t-shirts on race day. Registration cost from May 13 - 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.**

8:00 a.m. - Racer check-in begins

9:00 a.m. - Kayak and Canoe Race begins

9:15 a.m. - Paddle Board Race begins

Event Entries Click on an event to see who entered.

Joe Stibler3AllAllGuy
Don Zant4AllAllGuy
James Zant5AllAllGuy
Rickey Nowell6AllAllGuy
Albert Younger7AllAllGuy
Melissa Beck1AllAllGirl
Stan Murray2AllAllGuy

Results Select an event to view results.

Note: All live times are unadjusted and unofficial.

Paddle Fest Course


Jun 3, 2017


Columbus, MS