Annual Paddlefest to be held on Hunting Island

Higher Ground of Beaufort is gearing up for its Ninth Annual Paddlefest to be held Saturday, November 5, at 1 p.m., at the Lagoon in Hunting Island State Park. Paddlefest is a recreational racing event open to kayakers, canoers and stand up paddlers. Competitors may participate in a three or six mile race and awards will be given in each racing category and age group.
Proceeds from Paddlefest will, for the third consecutive year, directly benefit Friends of Hunting Island, an organization established to support Hunting Island State Park in its mission of providing recreation, conservation, protection, education and interpretation of natural and cultural resources.
“We love participating in this event,” said Higher Ground owner Tim Lovett. “It’s a fantastic way for us to serve our community and offer a really fun outdoor event.”
Sponsors of The Ninth Annual Paddlefest include:  AC Harvey’s Screen Printing, Adagio Creative, Beaufort Water Search and Rescue, Carolina Sportscare and Physical Therapy, Dinah and Barry Brock, Emily’s Restaurant and Tapas Bar, Epic Kayaks, Friends of Hunting Island, Higher Ground, Hunting Island State Park, Immersion Research, The Kayak Farm and Marek Realty Group.
For more information, visit www.active.com, www.highergroundbeaufort.com or go to Higher Ground, 2121 Boundary St., Suite 101, in Beaufort Town Center. Additional inquiries may be directed to higherground@hargray.com.

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