Hellbender 20 Mile Relay Canoe Race - Brevard North Carolina
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Hellbender 20 Mile Relay Canoe Race

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June 15 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

The annual Hellbender Race is coming up quick! Register your team and take part in this epic relay race on the Upper French Broad! A part of the Upper French Broad Riverfest.
Important Information:
1. “20 Miler Relay Race” limited to 15 Teams
2. Pre-registration and pre-payment is required
3. Check in Location & Time starts at 9:15am at Headwaters Outfitters. Teams must check in 45 min. prior to their start time.
4. Race will start promptly at 10am
5. Lifejackets are required to be worn for the entire race (teams will be disqualified if lifejackets are not worn).
6. All teams are required to use Headwaters canoes provided. You can bring your own paddles and wear your own PFD.
Rules & Guidelines:
1. Each “20 Miler” relay team is made of up to 4 paddlers, broken down into pairs for each section of the race.
2. “20 Miler” Race will consist of two 10 mile sections. At the halfway point, teams can switch out paddlers
· First Section: Headwaters Outfitters in Rosman to Island Ford River Access- 10 miles total
· Team Exchange at Island Ford River Access
· Second Section: Island Ford River Access to Hap Simpson River Park- 10 miles
3. Transportation to race points can be provided, or teams can provide their own.
4. At the end of the race paddlers will be transported back to Headwaters Outfitters.
5. The After Party starts at 2:00pm at the Forks of the River Taproom. We will have live music playing outside, so bring your lawn chair and enjoy some tunes! The Awards Ceremony will start when enough teams arrive on site. Trophies will be awarded for Top 3 teams and BEST TEAM COSTUME (voted on by all teams and race volunteers)

Organizer

Headwaters Outfitters
Phone
828-877-3106
Email
info@headwatersoutfitters.com
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Venue

Headwaters Outfitters
25 Parkway Rd
Rosman, North Carolina 28772 United States
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Phone
828-877-3106
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