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Paddle for a Cure
Start - Long Dock Beacon, NY waterfront / End - Dockside Cold Spring, NY
Beacon, NY
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Paddle for a Cure
THE 6th ANNUAL
Paddle for a Cure
benefiting the Support Connection of Yorktown
sponsored by
The Hudson River
Watertrail Association
Saturday, September 10th, 2016

Join us for a fun-filled day of paddling on the Hudson River while raising money for a great cause. Following the same course as last year,  the 9-mile current-assisted course follows the river down a beautiful stretch from 'Long Dock' in Beacon, past historic Bannerman's Island, to finish at Dockside Park in Cold Spring.

Participants will pick up playing cards at specific points along the way, hoping to produce the best 'poker' hand, and win a fabulous prize.  After the paddle, celebrate a fun and rewarding day on the water with music, picnic lunch, beer and a raffle for all sorts of prizes.

Net proceeds from the paddle and raffle will benefit the Support Connection of Yorktown, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization established in 1996 that offers free, confidential support services to people affected by breast and ovarian cancer.  More information on their services and programs can be found at http://supportconnection.org/.

A $65 entry fee (just $50 if you register before July 15th!), ACA insurance for the event, train shuttle ticket, picnic lunch, a raffle ticket plus a great event giveaway. A guaranteed minimum donation of $30 per entry and all raffle proceeds go to the Support Connection.
EVENT DAY SIGNUP IS $ 75.00, so please signup beforehand.

Kayaks, canoes, SUPs, rowboats, rank beginners, seasoned boaters and teams of friends and co-workers are encouraged to join us.

Bring your own craft, or we can assist you with arrangements. To rent a boat please email:matt@primepaddlesports.com. Kayaks, canoes, SUPs, rowboats, beginners, seasoned boaters and teams of friends and co-workers are encouraged to join us. Sponsors, prizes and raffle items will be posted at hrwa.org.
More detailed instructions, waivers and insurance forms will be emailed to you a week before the event.

Detailed instructions, waivers and insurance forms will be available on the HRWA site (http://hrwa.org/events/paddle-for-the-cure/) a week prior to the event.

Schedule:
9:00am registration opens at Long Dock in Beacon  participants arrive, unload, and one person from each party drives their car and parks at the finish in Cold Spring
10:05am northbound train shuttle departs Cold Spring (your ticket is already taken care of) ***IMPORTANT: The trains run only once an hour! It's important you're on-time for 10:05am train.***
10:16am train arrives in Beacon at the event start.
10:30am mandatory safety briefing at the start
11:00am Poker Paddle begins!
Post-Paddle Picnic will welcome all participants at the finish line in Cold Spring!
The trains run only once an hour, don't miss it or the event start!

FOR KAYAK RENTALS, CONTACT: matt@primepaddlesports.com be sure to tell them that it is for The Paddle for a Cure Event

Location

Start - Long Dock Beacon, NY waterfront / End - Dockside Cold Spring, NY (View)
8 Long Dock Road
Beacon, NY 12508
United States

Categories

Other > Fundraisers

Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: No

Contact

Owner: HRWA
On BPT Since: Jun 17, 2014
 
Hudson River Watertrail Association ( HRWA )
hrwa.org


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