Another one in the books.

After a total of 42 applications, only 14 brave souls showed up on race day. Check out the results below. Reed Minton is our back-to-back champion after going out on a limb and paddling to Williams Island and stopping on the way for a quick jaunt up Middle Creek to Signal Point in order to bag a 2-hour checkpoint in a daring maneuver that many thought impossible…

 
 

FIRST PLACE

Reed Minton

TIME ON COURSE: 5:27

TIME AFTER DEDUCTIONS: 1:42

TOTAL CHECKPOINTS: 5


SECOND PLACE

Kelsey Keener

TIME ON COURSE: 6:29

TIME AFTER DEDUCTIONS: 1:54

TOTAL CHECKPOINTS: 8 
 


THIRD PLACE

Justin Byrd

TIME ON COURSE: 8:53

TIME AFTER DEDUCTIONS: 2:08

TOTAL CHECKPOINTS: 9

 

2018 Course Map

Times noted on optional checkpoints were deducted from racer’s total course time.

 

 
 
We must all obey the great law of change. It is the most powerful law of nature.
— Edmund Burke