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The ACA is proud to present the 2nd Annual Blockade Run 5k Kayak and Sprint SUP Race!

September 20, 2014 @ Quantico Municipal Park: Quantico, VA.

***ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL BE ENTERED TO WIN A BRAND NEW KAYAK***

 

About

This recreational, all inclusive competition will take place on the historic site of the Civil War blockade on the Potomac River in Quantico, Virginia.

Kayak participants will be challenged by a 5 kilometer (3.1 mile) paddle along the open water section of the Potomac River where in 1861 the Union Navy battled against an insurmountable Confederate cannon blockade. Participants can be provided with a rental boat, paddle, and life jacket for the race if they do not have their own.

Stand Up Paddle Board competitors will take on a half mile sprint course boater cross style! Competitors will go head to head in heats of 6 racers on a half mile buoy course. SUP boards and paddles for this race are provided by BIC SPORTS. The BIC SPORTS one design SUP race provides equality among all competitors by offering the same gear to each participant.

Divisions and Awards

Compete as an individual or enter as a team to race for the team title! Teams must have a minimum of 4 competitors to compete. Top 4 team times will determine your teams overall ranking.

Individual awards will be award in the top 3 for each category.

Individual Award Categories will include:

Adult Men, Adult Women, 13-16 year old boys, 13-16 year old girls, 8-12 year old boys, 8 to 12 year old girls.

*Note: The 8 to 12 year old kayak race will take place on the half mile buoy course and not the 5 k open water course.

***ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL BE ENTERED TO WIN A BRAND NEW KAYAK***

 

 

 (All participants are required to wear a Personal Flotation Device)

 

 

 

Cost:

Kayak 5k: $25 

Kayak 5k with Kayak, Paddle, and Personal Flotation Device Rental: $50

SUP Race:$10

Kids Races: (8-12 year olds) $10 or free with registration of a competing adult!

*NOTE race day registration will cost an additional $5*

 

REGISTRATION IS AVAILABLE ONLINE HERE

 

For off-line registration or with questions about the race contact:

Kevin P. Brown

Mayor

Town of Quantico

mayor@townofquantico.org

Office: 703.640.7411

Cell: 571.334.3432

 


 


 

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