The Lucky Charm Paddle Race and River Sweep

Presented by: Three Rivers Richmond County Chapter

Wear your green and keep it clean!

Three Rivers Land Trust Richmond County Chapter will host The Lucky Charm Paddle Race and River Sweep March 16, 2019. The race, from Mountain Creek to the Anson County Boat ramp, is a fast, 4-mile trek ending with top winners and a meal fit for a Irish king! We invite participants to come out for a bit of friendly competition and stay to help clean up our beautiful landscape.

Rain Date: March 17th, 2019

Race Details

This race will take place on the 4-mile mile stretch of river from Mountain Creek Access Area (2356 GRASSY ISLAND RD
ELLERBE, NC 28338) to the Anson County Access (579 BOAT LANDING RD LILESVILLE, NC 28031).

9:00 am – Participants will drop their boats off at the Mountain Creek Access Point and then drive their personal vehicle to the Anson County Access Point (25 minute drive).

9:30 am – Participants will park their cars and board a shuttle provided by the Land Trust which will take all of the participants back to the Mountain Creek Starting Point.

10:00 am – The Race will begin.

12:00 – Race winners announced and Lunch begins

1:00-4:00pm – Stay to do your part for conservation and help with our River Sweep!

Participants will have the option to pay an entry fee of $35 (without a t-shirt) or $50 (with a t-shirt) and must bring their own boat. T-shirts must be ordered by March 8th  to ensure you receive your size.

Participants will have the option to pay an entry fee of $35 (without a t-shirt) or $50 (with a t-shirt) and must bring their own boat.

River Sweep

The 2nd Annual Clean-Up of our local Pee Dee River at Blewett Falls Lake will be coordinated from the Anson County Boat Ramp. Duke Energy has agreed to have a dumpster in place again, and water levels will be dropped. Note that this drawdown may prohibit motorboat access at Grassy Island.

12:00 – Lunch provided

1:00 – 4:00pm – Participants will begin River Sweep.

There will be a scavenger hunt for items with prizes! Help us keep our beautiful Pee Dee Clean and Green!

 

Email Michael Nye Fulk at michael@threeriverslandtrust.org or call 704-647-0302 with any questions or to discuss sponsorships