Sept 11, 2021
Registration Opens on January 1
New Location Announcement Coming Soon
A new event experience in Coeur d'Alene.
About Our Event
Experience something new...
What is the Jen McKenna Paddle and Run? The event combines kayaking or SUP and running into one unique event.
NEW LOCATION COMING SOON!!!
This charity event is in honor of Jennifer McKenna who passed away June 2019 of cystic fibrosis-related complications. She was 41 years old. Her husband, Corey a seasoned triathlete, created this event in honor of his wife and the impact she had on the CdA community.
All of the proceeds collected will benefit All Heart Infusion of Spokane and Coeur d'Alene as well as the Children's Organ Transplant Association and go to families who have children with cystic fibrosis and are awaiting a lung transplant.
Thank you to our event sponsors for their amazing and generous support for this inaugural event.
Diamond Sponsor - We appreciate the support from our diamond sponsor, Kootenai Health. They provide amazing health care in our community and we cannot thank them enough for sponsoring our event in its inaugural year.
SafeSplash Swim School
Platinum Sponsor - We appreciate the support from our platinum sponsor - SafeSplash Swim School and SwimLabs of Coeur d'Alene. They provide swim lessons for kids and adults and we cannot thank them enough for sponsoring our event in its inaugural year.
Thank you to Ben Tran and his team at Tran Creative for providing an amazing event logo and event poster. It truly captures the essence of the event and of Jen McKenna.
Our coaching and event company is a proud sponsor of the Jen McKenna Paddle and Run. We provide triathlon and athletic coaching plus event production.
Thank you to Andrew, Cody and their crew at Atomic Threads for creating a great set of beanies and an awesome long-sleeved shirt for our event.
Cosmic Cowboy Grill
We are excited to partner with the Cosmic Cowboy Grill who are providing post-event food for athletes.