MONDAY NIGHT SUP RACES IN BALLARD – Get you race on! Open to OC, prone and kayak.
2017 Dates – Mondays May 1 thru September 16
Join us for our weekly Monday evening SUP races on Shilshole Bay. Runs June – September. Courses vary per each week and range from 1.5 – 3 miles. Racers are welcome to join us for post race hydration and a bite at the Ballard Elks Club after the race.
Registration: 6-6:30pm in Elks parking lot.
*Race Start: 7pm
Cost: $5 All proceeds donated to the Elks Scholarship Fund
Who Should Race? Anyone who is comfortable paddling some small to medium sized waves. Must know how to fall and get back on. We don’t cancel for wind or rain, make sure you can handle the conditions. Gear rentals available.
Course Route: On Shilshole Bay. Varies weekly per conditions. 1.5 to 3 miles. We generally don’t cancel for conditions. S
Required: Leash and PFD for SUPs; PFD for OC & Kayak. Signed liability form available in lot before race in parking lot. We rent PFDs & leashes.
**Due to Access Issues – Stay on Right (north) side of beach. ‘Elks side’ is right of stairway facing water. Keep voice volume low as well.
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.
Need Board/Paddle Rentals? We can provide board, paddle, PFD and wetsuit rentals, $30 pp.
Contact us for info, email@example.com 206.465.7167.
Hungry? Join us for a bite and beer after at the Elks Lodge deck.
Volunteers welcome. We need reliable timers. Elks members can get volunteer hours helping out.
Questions? Contact us, firstname.lastname@example.org or 206.465.7167.
Wednesdays – Urban Surf, 7pm.
September – Round the Rock SUP Race
NW RACE SCHEDULES:
Other races by Salmon Bay Paddle – Halloween, New Year’s Day and St Paddles Day.