This amazing race & fundraiser for the Rose Island Lighthouse will include sup, kayak, surfski and rowers. It will begin near the beach in Fort Adams State Park. The short (2 mile) and long (6 mile) courses will take participants north under the Newport Bridge and back to Rose Island. Racers can then beach their craft and participate in the awards ceremonies on the island. Registration will be in Fort Adams State park on the beach behind Sail Newport at 60 Fort Adams Drive.
The top three finishers in each class will receive a medal for finishing in a top position. The first 50 participants to sign up will receive a cool aluminum water bottle silk screened with the Battle of The Bay Logo. T-SHIRTS will go to early registrants. So sign up early.
Recreational participants will not be eligible for medals but will be eligible to win outstanding prizes
Bagels and coffee, water and soft drinks will be available on the island
There will great prizes for participants including gift certificates, sunglasses and more. Celebrity Josh Angulo will be on site to demo his new equipment!
All participants will need to wear or carry a PFD and carry a whistle.
7:00 AM - 8:15 AM Registration
8:15 AM Committee Meeting at Fort Adams State Park
9:00 Rowers Start
9:05 Long Course Start - sup, kayak, surfski
9:10 Short Course Start - sup, kayak
9:15 Recreational Group Start