Ballard SUP Race
2013 Paddling & Salmon Bay Paddle Events
MONDAY NIGHT SUP RACES IN BALLARD: ((RACES HAVE ENDED UNTIL APRIL 2014))
Join us for our weekly Monday evening SUP race in Ballard. Courses vary per week ranging from 1.5 – 3.5 miles. Racers are welcome to join us for post race hydration and a bite at the Ballard Elks Club after the race.
**Due to Access Issues – Stay on Right (north) side of beach. ‘Elks side’ is right of stairway if facing water. Don’t linger on beach. Paddle across boating channel yielding to boats to large concrete wall on Magnolia side for race starting line.
Who? Anyone who is comfortable paddling a SUP on flat water.
When? 6:30pm registration; 7pm race start. (Races start again in March 2014).
How Much? $5 for race. Proceeds go to the Ballard Elks Club.
Hungry? Join us for a burger or pizza after at the Elks. $5 payable to the Elks Club.
Route? Varies per conditions. 1.5 to 3.5 miles.
Required to Race: Leash and PFD (on you or board). Signed liability form. Available in lot before race in parking lot.
What to Wear? We recommend dressing for immersion (water temp – 55F). Many racers wear less due to overheating. Wear what works for you. Neoprene tops and/and bottoms are ideal for racing.
Alternative Put-Ins: Commodore Park (Magnolia by Locks) and Golden Gardens Park.
Need Gear? We provide board, paddle, PFD and wetsuit rentals.
Questions? Contact us, email@example.com or 206.465.7167.
Need Race Training? See our SUP Race Class/Precision Paddling.
Other Weekly Summer Races in Seattle
Tuesday – Alki Kayaks, 7pm.
Thursday – Perfect Wave in Kirkland on Lk Washington, 7pm.
September – Round the Rock SUP Race, www.roundtherock.com
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