May 16, 2013

Race Season in the 616!

Race season is just around the corner!  A few races have started registration, and from what I hear, they are starting to fill up fast.

Mt Pisgah SUP/Run Duathlon - 5/27 Holland, MI
This is an informal "race" that is free to everyone and even includes a pancake breakfast at the beach!  The event will begin at 9:00 AM on Memorial Day, May 27th, at Holland State Park.  The Duathlon will consist of a 1.5 mile paddle, 1 mile run (with steps), and a 1.5 mile paddle.  Call The Outpost of Holland with any questions and ask for Jim or Steve 616.396.5556.

Sweetwater SUP Challenge - 6/15 St. Joseph, MI
Family friendly event with demos and kid's races.  The Recreational race is 3 miles and the Elite race is 6 miles.  The Rec race is reserved for "surf" style SUPs only...all displacement/race style SUPs will be entered into the Elite race (12'6" and 14' classes).  For additional information, including registration, please see the link below:
           Sweetwater SUP Challenge

TC Waterman Challenge & Expo - 8/17 Traverse City, MI
Staged on the shores of beautiful West Grand Traverse Bay, the TC Waterman event includes a recreational 3.5 mile course as well as an 11 mile open-water "downwinder" distance race.  Whether you're racing for the WPA points, or just want to get your feet wet in the waters of SUP for the first time, the TC Waterman Challenge & Expo is the perfect way to experience the rich tradition of the Northern Michigan SUP lifestyle. For additional information, including registration, please see the link below:
          TC Waterman Challenge & Expo

What are you waiting for?!?!