Research, Early Detection, Survivor Support, Advocacy





General Information & FAQ

Is there a registration deadline?
Online registration will close Wednesday, July 26, 2017 at 11:59 pm. Limited registration will be available on-site, beginning at 6:30 am.

What watercraft are allowed?  We will have events for dragon boats, racing shells, kayaks, and SUPs.  We also welcome those who would like to just lounge in a floatie! 

How old must you be to participate?  Anyone may participate. The parent will want to use his/her best judgement whether the child has the skill to ride on their own board or the adult board, or paddle.  

Do I have to wear a life jacket? ABSOLUTELY!  No life jacket, no paddling! You must provide your own personal floatation device.

Will there be boards to rent?  Bring your equipment or reserve it well in advance of the event. Limited equipment will be available on site. Best locations to rent equipment:
  • Gorge Performance
  • Next Adventure
  • Aldercreek
  • REI
Will food be available? 
Yes! Breakfast and lunch items will be available. Along with coffee and libation. More details to come.

Can I volunteer?
Yes! Please email Emily-Rose Wiitala at

Can our company pay for our team sign up fees?
Sure! Just give us a call at 503.546.7430 to set up a special code.

I would like to get involved. What can I do?
We have many volunteer positions! Contact for more information!

Interested in sponsorship opportunities?
Partner with us! More information here.

If you need special accommodations
Please contact Emily-Rose Wiitala at 503.546.7430 or



Our work has made a difference because of people like you! Last year, we served:

  • 38,394 through education, outreach, navigation, screening services, access to treatment, and research (not including mass media campaigns)   
  • 11,013 screening and diagnostic services
  • 969 received patient navigation and support services
  • 635 patients received gas, food, and lodging financial assistance in treatment
  • $1,274,708 went toward local programs / services / grants
  • $450,000 research grant was awarded to Dr. Redmond at Providence Cancer Center