SUP Races

Salmon Bay Paddle Summer Races 2017

Our 2018 SUP Races

March 24 – St Paddles Day Race  – Alderbrook Resort on Hood Canal. This is a 6 mile and 3 mile race for all paddling craft. Super fun race fully supported by the resort. And the only race with a glass enclosed hot tub and steam room the race start. The resort goes all out and has a band, t-shirt, food and beer. Race participants receive a hotel discount. Fee usually is $10 or less. Ok to show up race day to register.

May 7 – 7th Annual Monday Night Ballard Race Series  (May – Sept) 1.5-3m race, with varying courses and conditions. Open to all paddling craft, 7pm start, register in the Ballard Elks parking lot. $5 entry and we post race hydrate at the Elks balcony after. In 2017, we raised $3k for the Ballard Elks Vocational Scholarship Fund. *This year the Ballard Elks Paddling Club will be running the race going forward.

October 27 – Halloween Race – Super fun race in full costumes held at the Ballard Elks. We have a 6m and 1.5m course. The 6m course goes around West Point. Race proceeds are donated to the Ballard Elks Scholarship Fund. We raised $800 in 2017.

2017 Salmon Bay Paddle Halloween SUP Race

Other PNW Races

Urban Surf Summer SUP Series

3m course on 6 Wednesday evenings on Lake Union July – August

Sound Rowers

The Sound Rowers welcome all paddlers to their many annual races that are held from Westport and Seattle to Wenatchee.







2015 Summer Race

2015 Summer Race

Here’s a list of their 2018 Races..

  • 2/3     LaConner – Swinomish Slough to Goat Island, RT
  • 3/10   Bellingham Bay
  • 4/21   Jetty Island/Everett
  • 5/5     Lake Whatcom Classic (Bellingham)
  • 5/12   Commencement Bay (Tacoma )
  • 6/23   Rat Island (Port Townsend)
  • 7/14   Lake Sammamish
  • 7/28   Elk River (Westport) – this could be very cool and a different pov of Westport.
  • 8/4     Shaw Island – A circumnavigation in the San Juan Islands.

    Summer 2017 Ballard Race

  • 8/25   Great Cross Sound (West Seattle) – Alki to Bainbridge and back!
  • 9/8     Bainbridge Island
  • 9/15   Budd Inlet (Olympia)
  • 9/22   Lake Samish (Bellingham)
  • 9/29   Wenatchee – Columbia River!
  • 10/6   Mercer Island (Seattle)
Monday Night Ballard Races

Monday Night Ballard Races