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Golden Nugget Press Release and link to course info

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

Contact: Janice Fetter

 

Tel: (843) 881-9472

E-mail:  mtpleasant@halfmoonoutfitters.com

 

HALF-MOON OUTFITTERS IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THE 4th ANNUAL GOLDEN NUGGET SUP PADDLE N’ PARTY SATURDAY, OCTOBER 12 AT 2PM TO BENEFIT CRISIS MINISTRIES.

Scenic Shem Creek will provide the backdrop for the Fourth Annual Half-Moon Outfitters Golden Nugget SUP Paddle N’ Party.  One of the highlights of the Charleston, SC area, Shem Creek is the home for shrimp boats and watermen alike. 

The Golden Nugget Race is for novices and advanced paddlers alike.  It will be split into two categories: a 5k and a 10k and is expected to draw racers from throughout the country and will hand out over $5,000 in cash and prizes.  Every paid racer is entered into our competitor only raffle.

The SUP race is an official sanctioned point event of the World Paddle Association, which is dedicated to the future of Stand Up Paddle Sports.  The Party will include music, food and drinks and is open to racers and spectators.

Come watch the racers battle it out from the boardwalk along Shem Creek where the shrimp and crab boats are docked, spectators can stroll a 2,200-foot boardwalk to view acres of marsh, Hummock Island and Charleston Harbor.

Proceeds from the event will benefit Crisis Ministries of Charleston, a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing food, shelter and hope to end homelessness and hunger one person at a time, one family at a time.

This race is made possible with the generous help of its sponsors, including, Chaco, Kioloa, Surftech, Naish, Werner, GoPro, The North Face, Nature Adventure Outfitters,  Vapor Apparel, Eagles Nest Outfitters, Sea to Summit, Astral, Billabong, Water’s Edge Restaurant, Mt. Pleasant Seafood, Lowcountry Scuba Shop and Charleston County Parks and Recreation Commission.

Registration: www.go-greenevents.com/goldennugget

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Half-Moon Outfitters, founded in 1993 and based in Charleston, S.C., features clothing and gear for adventure and travel. Offering lines that include Patagonia, The North Face, Chaco, Black Diamond and Mountain Hardwear, experienced staff members guide customers through equipment selection with safety, comfort and fun in mind. Half-Moon employees share a love of the outdoors with a commitment to the environment. Half-Moon Outfitters has eight stores in South Carolina and Georgia and also a Web-based store. For more information, visit www.halfmoonoutfitters.com <http://www.halfmoonoutfitters.com/>  .

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