11TH FOLAR Annual Paddle or Battle
Your opportunity for a fun paddle or a competitive race in your canoe, kayak, or SUP.
CHOOSE SHORT or 10-MILE Course:
NEW 2-Mile Course option! – flat water, easy out-and-back paddle. 9AM start at Pocahontas Island turnaround at Roslyn Landing Colonial Heights and paddle back to Pocahontas. Drive yourself to Hopewell Marina for Finish Line Celebration lunch and award program, 11:30 - 1:30PM.
Or, choose the 10-Mile Course which begins at Pocahontas Island Park in Petersburg and finishes at Hopewell City Marina near the convergence with the James River. The entire route is flat water in the tidal section of the river. The outgoing tide is expected for the event. Buoys, mile markers, and guide boats will be out along the course. Leisure Paddle Begins: 9AM Race Start: 10AM
Event day kayak rentals are available. Call Richard at 804-490-8143 to reserve.
Shuttles will run kayaks and paddlers back to starting point in the afternoon.