The VA Vigilante PaddleFit Challenge was founded to help raise money for homeless and disabled veterans in North Carolina. All proceeds from this event will go directly to the Onslow County Community Foundation for Homeless Veterans, Home of Camp Lejeune. The VA Vigilante PaddleFit Challenge is a fun and exciting way to show your support for the local veterans in need. They served for us now it’s our turn to give back to them.
We welcome anyone to participate in this event on Sunday, May 17th. To register for the event, simply click the link below and fill out the required information for entry. We will have three levels you may register for: Beginner/Recreational, Intermediate, Advanced, Advanced Turn and Burn.
GENERAL PUBLIC REGISTRATION FEE (ADVANCED LEVELS) $45.00
GENERAL PUBLIC REGISTRATION FEE (BEGINNER/RECREATIONAL & INTERMEDIATE LEVELS) $40.00
ACTIVE DUTY MILITARY/VETERANS & COLLEGE STUDENT REGISTRATION FEE (ALL LEVELS) $25.00
BOARD RENTAL FEE (ALL LEVELS) $10.00
Race Description: Each race will be completed in teams of two.
Beginner/Recreational Race: This race is perfect for the inexperienced paddler, there is absolutely no paddle experience required for this race. In fact, we will have Certified PaddleFit Instructors at the event prior to the race. The race will consist of paddling one lap around the island and 6-8 fitness challenges on land.
Intermediate Race: This race is great for a paddler that has some experience paddling. Similar to the Beginner/Recreational race you will paddle one lap around the island and complete 6-8 fitness challenges on land. Exercises consist of but are not limited to; bear crawls, push-ups, sit-ups, planks, etc.
Advanced Race: This race is dedicated to the experienced paddler that is interested in not just paddling but competing. The advanced paddlers will make 2 laps around the island and complete 8-10 fitness challenges per lap. This race will be tough, as you will be racing against extremely fit paddlers.
Advanced Turn and Burn Race: This race is an all-out sprint around a series of buoys where each racer must execute high speed power turns.
When: Sunday, May 17th
Where: Wrightsville SUP Facility
96 West Salisbury Street
Wrightsville Beach, NC