Miami Paddle Challenge

15th Annual Miami Paddle Challenge
Benefitting the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

Welcome

15th Annual Miami Paddle Challenge
Presented by The Medical Staff of Miami Children's Hospital
To benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

SAVE THE DATE

Saturday, September 28, 2013
Registration Opens Soon!

Matheson Hammock Park
Miami, Florida

Matheson Hammock Park
9610 Old Cutler Road
Coral Gables, Florida 33176

The Premier Paddling Event in all of South Florida returns for its 15th year!

Join us for a competitive race consisting of  3, 6, or 12-mile courses, or join us for the "Tour for a Cure" a recreational paddle, at your own pace, on  the beautiful waters of Biscayne Bay.

The event is open to all paddlecraft, including: kayaks, surfskis, SUPs, standup & prone paddleboards, canoes, outriggers, sculls, sweeps, dorys and dragonboats.

Individuals and Teams are welcome!

Registration includes breakfast, lunch, a goody-bag, a t-shirt, access to an amazing silent auction as well as an awards ceremony after the race.  All this and you help a fantastic organization continue supporting succesful advances towards the treatment and cure of Cystic Fibrosis.  Help CFF in its goal to add tomorrows.

For further information contact: José E. Piñera,[email protected] or (954) 739-5006.

**Single Kayaks, Tandem/Double Kayaks and Stand Up Paddleboards are available to rent on a limited basis and are only available in advance.**

CALL 954-739-5006 TO REQUEST MATERIALS IN ACCESSIBLE FORMAT, INFORMATION ON ACCESS FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES, OR A SIGN LANGUAGE INTERPRETER (7 DAYS IN ADVANCE).

B.CEPACIA AND INFECTION CONTROL POLICY
Because of risks to people with cystic fibrosis (CF), individuals who have ever had a confirmed positive sputum culture for Burkholderia cepacia (B. cepacia) complex shall not attend any Foundation events. These requirements are because CF germs can be passed between individuals who have CF. B. cepacia in a person with CF can cause serious respiratory illness and, in some patients, may lead to death. CF germs are not a risk for otherwise healthy individuals. At any outdoor event, people with CF should keep at least 6 feet away from others with CF.

Despite this policy, individuals with CF might choose to attend events without informing the CF Foundation or without the Foundation’s knowledge. If so, they do so at their own risk. The Foundation accepts no responsibility for any risk to health involved in attendance, or in any social contact between persons with CF. For more information, please visit www.cff.org.

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