Paddle-a-thon 2017

Date: Saturday, June 17th
Location: 167 High Street, Topsfield MA

Registration for this year’s Paddle-a-thon has closed. Paddlers, volunteers and sponsors can check back in February 2018 for information and registration instructions. Or email us at

Thanks to our paddlers, sponsors and volunteers we raised awareness of the river, raised more than $35,500 (net proceeds) and had a ton of fun.

This year’s event included:

  • 9 mile morning Social Paddle (optional)
  • 2-Mile Race (kayak or canoe; optional)
  • Lunch from Baja Taco Truck, Ipswich Ale Brewey Tapmobiles, and Cool Cow Ice Cream Truck
  • Event t-shirts for all paddlers and volunteers
  • Live music by the Orville Giddings Trio

(First ever!) Race:

  • Queens of the River: Elodie Severe and Flinois Arielle
  • King of the River: Jason Heiter

2017 Paddler and Volunteer Information
Paddler Information
Registration Packet
Race Information

2017 Sponsor Information
Sponsor Proposal 
Sponsor Agreement


Photos of Paddle-a-thon 2017


Huge and warm thanks to our sponsors who made Paddle-a-thon 2017 possible.

River Watchdog Sponsors

River Otter Sponsors


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River Herring Sponsors

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Business Transition Academy

Business Transition Academy