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Paddle Second Chance

MILLVILLE WEATHER

Predicting God’s work is never easy! We are keeping a close eye on the weather forecast for this Saturday and will make a call at 12:00 noon on Friday erroring on the side of paddler safety and fun to move race day to Sunday, June 24th same time and same venue.

Please stay tuned. Send positive energy to the Weather Gods.

Regards

Walt

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Paddle Second Chance 2018:

We are in the homestretch of another great Paddle Second Chance fun and fundraiser on Saturday, June 23rd, 2018 at Holt's Landing State Park.

Online registration will shut down Friday, June 22nd at 8:00 PM. Race day paddler registration will be available Saturday, June 23rd from 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM at Holts Landing State Park. This year we are offering incentives to raise funds for our great cause Operation Second Chance dedicated to helping local Delmar Wounded Veteran Families.

Race day for Paddle Second Chance 2018 will be Saturday, June 23rd at Holt's Landing State Park, Millville DE. In case of inclement weather or unsafe water conditions, the rain date will be Sunday, June 24th. The race venue will be open at 8:30 AM for check-in, packet picks up, numbering, and same day registration. The day will wrap up with an awards ceremony and community picnic for all those in attendance.

Safety is our top priority. Bring your mandatory PFD and SUP Board Leash. The ticks are bad this year so check often for any freeloaders traveling thru the high grasses.

There will be a park entrance fee $5 per Delaware Registered Vehicle and 10 per Out-of-state Registered Vehicle



About the event:

Race day for Paddle Second Chance 2018 will be Saturday, June 23rd Holts Landing State Park in Millville, DE. In case of inclement weather or unsafe water conditions, the rain date will be Sunday, June 24th at Holts Landing. Racers will have the opportunity to compete in the Elite (5.0 miles), Open (2.5 miles), or Sprint (1.0 mile) race events for SUP, kayak, and surfski. The race venue will be open at 8:30 AM for check-in, packet pick-ups, numbering, and same-day registration. The day will wrap-up with an awards ceremony and community picnic for all those in attendance.

Over $5,000 in cash and gifts awarded to the top three performing athletes in each division and board class. Each division and board class must have at least five (5) registered participants to qualify for awards.


The race will feature the following divisions and board classes:


 
Elite, 5.0 miles
SUP (14' and 12'6" boards)
Kayak (over 16’)
Surfski
 
Open, 2.5 miles
SUP
Recreational kayak (under 16’)
 
Sprint, 1 mile
SUP
 

Schedule of events:

SATURDAY, 6/23/18 at Holt's Landing State Park in Millville, DE

  • 8:30 - 10:00 AM: Racer check-in and late registration
  • 10:00 - 10:30 AM: SUP and Kayak transport to launch beach and racer warm-up (self-lead)
  • 10:30 - 11:00 AM: Opening remarks and race instruction
  • 11:00 - 11:30 AM: Transition to start

  • MAIN RACE EVENTS
  • 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM: Race events will have a staggered start
  • 11:30 AM: Elite start for kayak and surfski
  • 11:35 AM: Elite start for SUP
  • 11:40 AM: Open start for SUP and recreational kayaks
  • 11:45 AM: Sprint start for SUP

  • 2:30 - 4:30 PM: Award ceremony and community picnic
  • 4:30 - 5:00 PM: Clean-up and departure

For driving directions to Holts Landing State Park, please visit: DE State Parks, Holts Landing State Park


Spread the word and get onboard! We look forward to seeing you this Saturday. 


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