Cotee River Bridge to Bridge Paddle Challenge

April 17, 2016 @ 11:00 am
Sunset Landing Marina
5115 Sunset Blvd
Port Richey, FL 34668

Online Registration now open! Register below!

Race discount! Save $10 – Use Coupon Code: SAVEBTB when registering below.

The inaugural Cotee River Bridge to Bridge Paddle Challenge will benefit both the newly created Bayou Business Association and the Beautification of the US 19 Cotee River Bridge will be held Sunday, April 17th starting @ 11:00am. Participants will race/paddle approximately 4 miles, round trip, from the US 19 Cotee River Bridge to the Main Street Cotee River Bridge and back to the starting point. All net proceeds from this race will benefit ongoing efforts to reinvigorate and revitalize the Bayou Business District (

Paddlers from around the state will race kayaks, canoes, and stand up paddle boards on the Cotee River in this visually timed heat styled race. Big Dawg Runnin’ will time the race.  This will be a timed heat race with groups of 10 paddlers at a time. Participants will be grouped according paddling discipline.

  • The race will be timed by Big Dawg Running
  • Race registration is $35 with $10 off for early bird registration through end of March.
  • Tshirt is only included with online registration.

Equipment corral will be set up at Sunset Landing Marina for participants to drop their equipment off prior to the race starting at 8:00am. Participants will drop off their equipment at the equipment corral and park their vehicles at Sunset Landing Marina 5115 Sunset Blvd. Port Richey, FL 34668. Participants can launch from there and paddle to the starting line.

Awards will be given for the following overall and category winners:

  • $100 cash prize for Top Overall Male/Female Finishers
  • Top Overall Male
  • Top Overall Female
  • Top Three Overall Male Paddlers
  • Top Three Overall Female Paddlers
  • Top Overall Youth Male (18 or younger)
  • Top Overall Youth Female (18 or younger)
  • Top Three Overall Tandem (Two Person) Teams
  • Top Three Overall Stand up Paddle Board Paddlers
  • Top Pooch and Paddler

All Cotee River Bridge to Bridge Paddle Challenge participants will receive a commemorative participation t-shirt, and an invitation to the VIP after party at Hooters.
Race discount! Save $10 – Use Coupon Code: SAVEBTB when registering below.

    Get $10 Off a Kayak Rental from our approved vendors with Early Bird registration!
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