Nationally Recognized Paddle Second Chance Announcing 3rd annual paddle board fun race benefitting operation second chance
Millville, DE — Paddle Second Chance is pleased to announce the third annual Stand- Up Paddle (SUP) board day of fun racing and fund raising for a worthy cause Operation Second Chance (OSC). OSC is a non-profit 501c organization committed to serving our wounded combat veterans and their families’ recovery and transition back to active duty or into civilian life. They truly do amazing work and have impacted countless wounded heroes’ lives.
This year’s event will kick off on Friday June 26th with paddler registration, packet pickup and a Happy Hour at The Starboards in Dewey Beach. Race day will be Saturday June 27th at Holts Landing State Park in Millville, Delaware featuring our main event a 5.0 and 2.5 mile race followed by a Coed SUP Relay and SUP Kids race. We will wrap up with an awards ceremony and community picnic for all those in attendance.
Last year, Paddle Second Chance received national recognition as the SUPtheMag’s Philanthropic Event of the 2014. “This year’s event will be even bigger thanks to the support of our local SUP community and new found national exposure”. We are also excited about adding a Coed SUP Team Relay for some friendly competition and bragging rights amongst local business sponsors” states Walt Ellenberger PSC Chairperson.
Our returning national headline sponsors are Boardworks and B2and Company. Early local sponsors include Delmarva Board Sports, Walk On Water Paddleboard Company, KSJ Corporation and Landshark/NKS Distributors. We welcome sponsorship from local residents and businesses for a cause that truly impacts wounded heroes’ lives.
Paddle Second Chance 2015 is officially open for “early paddler” registration. For more information on being a paddler, sponsor and volunteer please visit: www.paddlesecondchance.com