Come out and Compete in the 3rd Annual, Paddle for A Purpose! The race begins at San Marcos City Park outside the Lions Club facility, and finishes at Texas State Tubes (in Martindale), and is approximately 7.36 miles down-river. The competitors will face challenges including whitewater rapids, portages, and navigating past other competitors. The race will end at Texas State Tubes where there will be an award ceremony, BBQ, and Music. Best of all, the proceeds go to support Sights & Sounds Foundation, a San Marcos Charity who's primary mission is to support the Sights & Sounds of Christmas Festival.