Location: Port Royal SC. New location this year due to hurricane damage at Hunting Island State Park. Start and finish will be at the Sands in Port Royal SC. Take Hwy 21 S to Port Royal and go all the way down Parris Ave to the Sands.
Course: Paddlers will start and finish at the Sands at the junction of the Beaufort River and Battery Creek. The kayak leg will go up Battery Creek until circling a buoy for the return leg. Paddle leg is between 5 and 6 miles. Upon beaching your boat back at the Sands, the running leg will be approximately 4 miles through Port Royal and participants will encounter “adventure challenges” along the way. Expect the Unexpected.
Start Time: 10:00AM (new earlier time) remember to come early enough to off load kayak and park. Parking will be at the Sands, excess parking for Beaufort county boat ramp, at Town Hall on Parris Ave. and along town streets.
* Chip Timing will be used which allows us to provide split times for paddle and run, as well as compute results accurately and fast.
** Racers will be accessed and responsible for a $30.00 lost chip fee.
Age Groups and Awards: 57 Awards given!
Top Eight Male/Female Solo Finishers Top Three Male/Female Masters Solo Finishers Top Three All Male Team Relay Finishers Top Thee All Female Team Relay Finishers Top Three Mixed Male/Female Team Relay Finishers Top Two All Male Team Tandem Finishers Top Two All Female Team Tandem Finishers Top Two Mixed Male/Female Team Tandem Finishers Top Two Male/Female SUP Finishers Top SUP Relay Team Male/Female/Mixed Finishers
Categories: Solo, Relay (1 participant paddles and different participant runs), and Tandem (both participants paddle a tandem ((2 person) kayak and both participants must run and finish race together), SUP (Stand Up Paddleboards) Solo or Relay.