|"Athletes 4 Cancer" Paddles in Portland Sept. 1st|
|Wednesday, 22 August 2012 00:00|
PORTLAND, Oregon - Register for a full day of fun including standup paddle races and events that all raise money for Athletes for Cancer's Koru Survivorship Program. There is food, beer from Full Sail Brewing, a Kids' SUP Art Tent, SUP demos & rentals, and RAFFLES galore.
WIN a Bark Custom SUP Board & Quickblade Paddle Package! The Big BARK Raffle! We're selling just 150 raffle tickets at $50 each for the chance to win this coveted prize package valued at $3650. We have two other raffles for a chance to win even more cool stuff!
FUNDRAISING & PRIZES:
Fundraise over the next two weeks and you could win a Carbon Paddle by Kialoa, a Waterproof HD Video Camera by Oregon Scientific and best of all... the top fundraiser wins a Starboard Astro Inflatable 12'6" SUP & Paddle Package, courtesty of Starboard SUP. It costs $1700 to send one survivor to camp and change their life. Shoot for that. It's easy and has major impact.
EVERYONE CAN PARTICIPATE!:
ALL levels of standup paddlers, kayaks and OC 1s are welcome to race! Or, take the FREE beginner SUP clinic then do a short 1 mile race. Other events include: Short Individual Race (3.5 miles around Ross Island)Long Individual Race (7.5 miles, twice around Ross Island)Full Contact SUP Contest (Last one standing on their board wins!)Team Relay Races (4 paddlers, all levels, very entertaining & fun!)
FOR THE KIDS:
Kids' Race: For $5, kids ages 6-13 can get on a SUP board and paddle in the Kids' Race. With lots of assistance and cheers from the water, this is a great event to introduce your kids to the water.
Register before August 30th for 2 or more events and get a Dakine Limited Edition Athletes for Cancer Backpack, event jersey, lunch, and raffle tickets for the Athletes' Choice Raffle. That's a lot of great stuff that does good. REGISTER HERE
Interested in volunteering? Please fill out our event volunteer form here.
Want to learn more about Athletes for Cancer's programs? Please check out the website, athletes4cancer.org, and please view some of their videos. They tell the story like nothing else. Thank you for your support!