Big Little River Paddle Event in Tifton Gazette

Ten days from now, float downstream, or race to the finish!

10 March 2014 in the Tifton Gazette, Little River Paddle Race March 22,

ADEL — Join the Friends of Reed Bingham State Park and WWALS Watershed Coalition on March 22 for the second annual Big Little River Paddle Race.

The race starts at 11 a.m. at Red Roberts Landing and flows down the 3-mile section of Little River and ends at Lake Reed Bingham.

Registration will be from 9:30-10:45 a.m. at Red Roberts Landing. After registration, participants will unload and proceed to move their vehicle back to the park where they can catch a shuttle to the start line.

The cost for the race is $25 per boat ($20 per boat with an annual park pass) before March 15 and $30 per boat after. Lunch will be provided after the race and prizes will be awarded to top finishers in various categories.

Life jackets must be worn at all times by participants and children must be accompanied by a responsible adult. Canoes and kayaks may be rented through the park. Reservations for rentals are highly recommended.

You can register at the event, or online here.