Welcome paddlers of all levels for a fun paddle or a competitive race in your canoe, kayak, or SUP along 10 miles of the amazing Appomattox River! 

There is something for everyone to enjoy: 10-mile race or leisure paddle; 2-mile short paddle; and NEW!10-mile guided paddle with Hopewell Rec & Parks staff. All equipment and shuttles included.

Your ticket includes Morning & Afternoon Shuttles, Finish-Line Cook-out lunch and Awards, T-shirt and Trophies for the Racers! 

Event proceeds support FOLAR river conservation and stewardship programs along the Appomattox River.  Come out and paddle to preserve the River.

Registration and shuttle starts at 7:45AM - 9:30AM at the Hopewell Marina. Racers start at 10AM. Leisure paddlers start at 9AM. Finish Line is at the Petersburg Pocahontas Island Park.


  • Occurred Saturday, September 28th, 2019 @ 7:45 am – 1:30 pm


Hopewell Marina

1051 Riverside Avenue
Hopewell, VA 23860


Wendy Austin