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Doug Benson Challenge #398

October 12 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Please note that the American Cancer Society registration website will be up and running soon! This event is a fundraiser so please jump in and help – even if you’re paddling you can support the event.

Bottom line, almost all of us have been touched by cancer in some way. Heidi lost her dad to cancer, Dave lost his sister, and Bill’s family was touched in a very personal way 10 years ago when Doug Benson was diagnosed with lung and then brain cancer. As a result Bill decided to make a difference by offering a unique endurance challenge to raise money for the American Cancer Society.

Join the fight & Team Lake Gaston Outfitters – Lets do this!

The endurance challenge consists of a 32 mile course from Kerr Lake Dam to Gaston Lake Dam. The challenge is open to Stand Up, Kayak, Canoe and Dory paddlers. The leaders will complete the 32 mile event in an estimated 7 1/2 hours, and the 9 mile event in 1 1/2 hours. We are looking for sponsors to donate per mile or per hour.

Not up for a 7.5 hour paddle? We totally get it. There’s also a 9 mile challenge from AF Wake to Lake Gaston dam, or even a 5 mile challenge from the drop in at Kerr dam/Tail race park, to the Route 1 kayak take out. The 5 miler takes about an hour – heck anyone can join us on this segment!

We’ll be paddling again this year as team “Lake Gaston Outfitters” – Please join the challenge & join the fight.


October 12
8:00 am - 5:00 pm


2401 Eaton Ferry Road
littleton, NC 27850 United States
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