The Sea Island Rotary Adventure Biathalon

Each March Sea Island Rotary hosts the awesome Hunting Island Adventure Biathlon Race at Hunting Island State Park, SC. The race will be similar to the past format and includes a 6 mile paddle followed by a 4.5 mile run through the Park. As usual, be prepared for a few surprises along the way that will add to the adventure. The Race begins at Russ Point Landing next to the Park Nature Center and the Fripp Island Bridge, where racers paddle kayaks or stand-up paddle boards (SUP) up into Fripp Inlet, circle around a buoy and then back to the landing. From there the racers transition into the run portion, running toward the Nature Center and the park trails that await. Athletes can complete the course in Teams, where one paddles and the other runs – which we call a Relay Team. Athletes also have the option to race as a team in a tandem kayak and then run the course together (they must finish together) We call this a Tandem Team.  ​This race has grown substantially over the past 10 years into one of the Southeasts premiere Adventure Kayak/Run Biathlons.  Athletes travel from other countries just to participate in this local favorite event.  We average about 180 athletes who compete in a variety of award categories for great prizes.   After the race we meet for our Official Post Race Party where we enjoy beer and chili, and fellowship (or bragging as some like to call it).