Welcoming paddlers of ALL levels to the 15th PADDLE-or-BATTLE on the scenic Appomattox River! This section of river is flatwater and tidal, and this year we're paddling DOWNSTREAM,winding through beautiful marshy areas with lots of wildlife. Paddlers have a choice of a 10-Mile Leisure Paddle, 2-Mile Shorty Paddle, or a 10-Mile Race (the battle!).
NEW FREE Community Paddle! Come by the Finish Line Festivities at the Hopewell City Marina to experience one of the biggest sources of fun our region has to offer. Outdoor rec experts from RVA Paddlesports will offer a variety of free paddling experiences appropriate for all ages and skill levels.
KAYAK RENTALS available. This year the race is going DOWNSTREAM with the outgoing tide. Register today! The registration fee will increase $10 for day-of registrations.