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To The Bridge and Back

October 15, 2017

Upper James River
American Legion Post 354
4800 Welby Turn
Midlothian, VA 23113

Kayak Information

Kayak Information:

* Escort kayakers are required for solo attempts at the 10-Mile event. Peluso Open Water will provide a paddler if you do not have one but there is discounted entry availalble for those who supply their own. 

* Escort kayakers are not required for the 5.0 or 2.4-Mile events. Peluso Open Water will provide safety SUP's and Kayaks throughout the course but not personalized escorts. You may have a personalized escort if you choose. Please note that event shirts and post race party passess for personalized escorts are not included in the 5.0 or 2.4-Mile event registration fees. These items may be purchased online prior to the event. A limited number will be availalbe on-site.

* Kayakers must provide their own kayak, paddle, whistle and have access to a USCG approved PFD at all times when on the water.

Rent a Kayak - Have a kayaker but no kayak, no problem. Kayak Richmond is the official kayak supplier for Peluso Open Water.  Your rental kayak with PFD/Paddle will be on-site race morning.


  • On-Line Registration closes at 11:00p.m. Thursday October 12, 2017
  • There is no race day registration.
  • We cannot guarantee personalized caps or t-shirts for registrations received after August 31, 2017
  • Packet Pick Up will be held at the race site from 5-7pm on Saturday and 7:15-8:15am on Race Morning.