21st Annual Paddle for the Bay Race Set for August 4

(NORFOLK, VA)—Registration is now open for the 21st annual Paddle for the Bay benefit race, which features human-powered vessels from kayaks and stand up paddle boards to outrigger canoes and surf skis. The race will be held this year on the morning of Saturday, Aug. 4, at Sarah Constant Beach Park in Norfolk. All proceeds from the race benefit the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF). 

Events include a 3-mile fun paddle and a 6-mile race organized and certified by the Mid-Atlantic Paddler's Association. All skill levels are welcome. Register online here.

Advance registration is $30, or $35 the day of the race. Day-of registration runs from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. on Aug. 4, and the races start at 9:00 a.m. Registration includes a CBF membership and lunch. Spectators are welcome. 

Community   Events   Fun   CBF in Virginia   Hampton Roads Office   Virginia Office, Richmond  

Decades of Success: The 1970s

Even as a young organization, our work was effective and got noticed. Find out what we did.

Explore Our Timeline


Do you enjoy working with others to help clean the Chesapeake Bay? Do you have a few hours to spare? Whether growing oysters, planting trees, or helping in our offices, there are plenty of ways you can contribute.

This website uses cookies to tailor and enhance your online experience. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. For more information, including details on how to disable cookies, please visit our Privacy Policy. Close