Many colorful kayaks tied up at shore

Paddling the world one stroke at a time

It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown

So how big are these pumpkins? The world record stands at 1,725 pounds for Christy Harp's pumpkin weighed at the Ohio Valley Giant Pumpkin Growers (OVGPG) Giant Pumpkin Weigh-Off in October, 2009.

I don't know about you, but somehow paddling around a ton of vegetable flesh seems a bit weird, but oddly appealing, so check out the list below to see if there's an event near you, if you can't race yourself, make sure you sponsor a participant. It's all for a good cause!

Post Date: 9/23/2011