Canceled: Almost Heave Paddle Battle - New River Gorge CVB

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Canceled: Almost Heave Paddle Battle

May 9, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 1:00 pm

Tickets are on sale now! This year, proceeds go to support Active Southern West Virginia! If you don’t know about them, go check out their page, they rock!

Registration is now open! EARLY BIRD Registration is only $33.00!
Starting Jan 1st 202 Registration will go up to $40.

This year we will have a 12 mile and 3 mile race.

The division for the 12 mile include:
Kayak Over 18ft and up
Kayak Over 15ft to 18ft
Kayak 15ft and under
14 and under SUP

The divisions for the 3 mile include:
Kayak Over 18ft and up
Kayak Over 15ft to 18ft
Fun kayak – non race boats
14 and under SUP
Fun SUP – non race boards

Youth Race:
Registration and more info on the Youth race can be found at the event page Almost Heaven Paddle Battle Youth Race

The times will be staggered this year, with the 12 mile starting at 9am and the 3 mile starting at 10:30am. This will split the registration and check in the morning. The Youth Race will be at 12:30 in hopes that all races will be finished and can watch if their kiddos are in it!

After Party:
The plans are still in the works for this. This year we are looking to have it indoor (incase theres bad weather or it’s cold). We are also going to have a more extensive meal for the racers or family member you would like to purchase tickets for. The meal tickets will be $15 for adults and $8 for youth.

We have more info about the After Party in March.



May 9, 2020
8:30 am - 1:00 pm