Take part in Pudsey Paddle!

16th October, 2018

‘The Pudsey Paddle Trophy’ is a well-established fund raising event for BBC Children in Need held at Whitlingham Adventure. Noted for its fun and the spectacular efforts of its fancy dressed participants the annual race is a yearly highlight for many. Businesses and organisations from across the region take part in the race which is now in its twelfth year!

Teams of between 4 to 6 people paddle their dual hulled canoes (called a Katakanu) to the finish in a fun time trial race event. Each team have a minimum of two races over the session and the team with the fastest time overall is awarded the title of Pudsey Paddle Champions 2018. There is also an award for the best dressed team! 

Event Details

Friday 16th November 2018 from 13:00 to 15:00

• Teams of between four to six people, paddling Katakanu’s (maximum weight 500kg)
• Cost minimum of £30.00 per team – all proceeds will be donated to BBC Children in Need
• Teams have a minimum of two opportunities to race over a session
• Teams are encouraged to come in fancy dress
• Team info sheets must be received in advance of the day and to include Team Name/Team Captain/Individuals names and medical info/emergency contacts.

Approximate Timings Activity
13:00 - 13:15 Registration at Whitlingham Adventure
13:15 - 13:30 Health and Safety briefing and kitting up
13:30 – 14:45 Race heats!
14:45 – 15:00 Results and awards

Participants should bring:
• A change of clothes
• Old trainers that you don’t mind getting wet/dirty
• A towel
• Water and hot drinks will be available but please bring any other refreshments you require
• Lots of enthusiasm and energy to have a good time
• Fancy dress - there is a prize for the best dressed team!

To take part or if you have any questions please contact the team at Whitlingham Adventure on 01603 632307 or email whitlingham@educatorsolutions.org.uk.

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