The Island Paddle Fest is a 5.5-mile kayak, canoe, and paddleboard race at the Riverwalk in historic Columbus, Mississippi on June 4, 2016.
First, second and third place medals will be awarded in each of the three race categories, and the first place racer will receive an engraved wooden paddle. Register for any of the race categories today for only $40.
Check-in begins at 8 a.m. All races will begin at 9 a.m.
All proceeds benefit Lowndes County Imagination Library, a nonprofit that focuses on early childhood literacy.
**Please note this is a Bring Your Own Boat event, so don't forget to bring your canoe, kayak, or paddleboard! Life vest required to race!**