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GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. – A 10K canoe, kayak and paddle board event is headed to Lake Minnetonka.

Jeanne Carter, of the Big Island and Back Paddle organizing committee, joined us on KARE Saturday to talk about the upcoming event.

The Big Island and Back Paddle begins at Excelsior Beach, goes out around Big Island and back. Participants will gather at The Excelsior Brewery after for food, prizes, music and more.

The event is Saturday, August 16 at 10:30 a.m. It benefits the ICA Food Shelf and The Freshwater Society.

The registration fee is $35 per participant. Go here to register: http://www.active.com/excelsior-mn/races/big-island-and-back-10k-paddle-event-2014?int.

For more information about the event, visit their Facebook page.

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