Home Events & Festivals Iron Eagle Paddle & Run Twitter Facebook Print About Iron Eagle Paddle & RunAthletes of all ages can explore Eagle Creek Park, one of the nation’s largest city parks, via land and water alternating between trail runs, and a canoe or kayak leg. The race starts at the beach and consists of a 2.5-mile trail run to the boats, 1.5-mile paddle, and 5-mile trail run back to the beach. Participants have the choice to enter as an individual or 2-person team. Competitors can bring their own kayak or canoe (with life jackets & paddles), or rent a boat before July 23. Life jackets are required by all participants. Boat drop-off is at 7am, check-in is at 8am. Cost is $50 before June 1; $60 before July 15; $70 after July 15 (register by June 20, receive a performance T-shirt). Boat rentals available online through July 23 ($25 single kayaks, $35 double kayaks/canoes); limited availability, and cost is additional to entry fee. All proceeds benefit the Eagle Creek Park Foundation to promote, preserve, protect, and enhance Eagle Creek Park. After party and award ceremony held post-race.