Update 2016-03-05: Poster, flyer, registration form, and a way to pay online!
7AM Saturday May 21st at Reed Bingham State Park, it’s the annual fundraiser for WWALS and Friends of Reed Bingham,
back again by popular demand (facebook event, meetup event):
A fun event for good causes. This four mile downstream paddle on
flatwater takes you on a winding course through pretty south Georgia
forest, under towering cypress trees, past live oaks, coppices of
ogeechee tupelo, and majestic pines. The tannin stained blackwaters
reflect the beautiful scenery and are typical of the coastal plain.
Paddle it to win or just to enjoy. Cash prize to the paddler who
finishes first. Medals to top finishers in several categories: male
and female solo canoe, male and female solo kayak; male 2 person
canoe, female 2 person canoe, mixed 2 person canoe, male tandem
kayak, female tandem kayak, mixed tandem kayak. Entrance fee
includes a free lunch at the end of the race. Fastest paddlers will
complete in under an hour; slow paddlers in 1.5-2 hours. Bring your
own boat or rent one from Reed Bingham State Park (advance
There will be a registration fee, well worth it for the fun, community, and to support your friendly local watershed organization; details to come.
Here are last year’s winners.
Meanwhile, these other events coming up sooner are free, Continue reading