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Paddle for Humanity Minneapolis

Saturday, June 22, 2013
Lake Calhoun 3700 Thomas Ave S MinneapolisMN  55410
Saturday, June 22, 2013
Lake Calhoun 3700 Thomas Ave S MinneapolisMN  55410

About This Activity

Online registration closes on Thurs, 6/20 at 12pm CST. For race weekend registration; register in-person at our Pre-Party/Packet Pick Up on Fri, 6/21 from 6pm to 8pm at Stella's Fish Cafe OR on event day, Sat 6/22, at the race venue from 7am to 8:45am. Credit Card, cash or check payable to SUP ATX. 

Paddle for Humanity heads to Minneapolis, MN on Saturday, June 22, 2013. The event features a 5K Fun Paddle, 10K Paddle and the new "Rule 7" Race.

5K Fun Paddle (Estimated time: 30-45 minutes)

Compete against friends or simply paddle for the pleasure of it. This is a fun race, close to shore and a great chance to experience racing in a low-pressure environment. Every racer receives a finisher medal. The 5K results will be applied to World Paddle Association (WPA) rankings for short course. This is a timed event.

10K Paddle (Estimated time: 60-90 minutes)

Compete against friends or simply paddle for the pleasure of it. This race is for the more seasoned paddler wishing to test their skill, endurance and strategy. The 10K results will be applied to World Paddle Association (WPA) rankings for long course. This is a timed event.

Rule 7 Race (Estimated time: 45-60 minutes)

We provide the equipment, you bring the stoke! This is a paddler run and regulated event where the winner takes all. However, we toss in enough equalizers and speed bumps that it can be anyones day. Rule 7 = No Whining!

Entry Fees

Pre-registration is $50/one event or $80/two events. Add $15 for event day beach sign-up.

World Paddleboard Association (WPA) Sanctioned Races

The 5K and 10k are sanctioned by the WPA. The following age divisions will receive points for rankings to qualify for both Regional and World Championships in either the 5K Fun Paddle or 10K Paddled. WPA divisions for these races include:

a) 17 under for qualifying board classes and gender

b) 18-29 for qualifying board classes and gender

c) 30-39 for qualifying board classes and gender

d) 40-49 for qualifying board classes and gender

e) 50+ for qualifying board classes and gender

Paddle for Humanity Official Charity Partners

A portion of each paid entry fee goes to the organization that you select when you register. Participating non-profits include: Best Day Foundation, LUNGevity and Ocean of Hope Campaign of the Sarcoma Alliance.

Check out http://www.paddleforhumanity.org for detailed race information.

Online registration closes on Thurs, 6/20 at 12pm CST. For race weekend registration; register in-person at our Pre-Party/Packet Pick Up on Fri, 6/21 from 6pm to 8pm at Stella's Fish Cafe OR on event day, Sat 6/22, at the race venue from 7am to 8:45am. Credit Card, cash or check payable to SUP ATX. 

Paddle for Humanity heads to Minneapolis, MN on Saturday, June 22, 2013. The event features a 5K Fun Paddle, 10K Paddle and the new "Rule 7" Race.

5K Fun Paddle (Estimated time: 30-45 minutes)

Compete against friends or simply paddle for the pleasure of it. This is a fun race, close to shore and a great chance to experience racing in a low-pressure environment. Every racer receives a finisher medal. The 5K results will be applied to World Paddle Association (WPA) rankings for short course. This is a timed event.

10K Paddle (Estimated time: 60-90 minutes)

Compete against friends or simply paddle for the pleasure of it. This race is for the more seasoned paddler wishing to test their skill, endurance and strategy. The 10K results will be applied to World Paddle Association (WPA) rankings for long course. This is a timed event.

Rule 7 Race (Estimated time: 45-60 minutes)

We provide the equipment, you bring the stoke! This is a paddler run and regulated event where the winner takes all. However, we toss in enough equalizers and speed bumps that it can be anyones day. Rule 7 = No Whining!

Entry Fees

Pre-registration is $50/one event or $80/two events. Add $15 for event day beach sign-up.

World Paddleboard Association (WPA) Sanctioned Races

The 5K and 10k are sanctioned by the WPA. The following age divisions will receive points for rankings to qualify for both Regional and World Championships in either the 5K Fun Paddle or 10K Paddled. WPA divisions for these races include:

a) 17 under for qualifying board classes and gender

b) 18-29 for qualifying board classes and gender

c) 30-39 for qualifying board classes and gender

d) 40-49 for qualifying board classes and gender

e) 50+ for qualifying board classes and gender

Paddle for Humanity Official Charity Partners

A portion of each paid entry fee goes to the organization that you select when you register. Participating non-profits include: Best Day Foundation, LUNGevity and Ocean of Hope Campaign of the Sarcoma Alliance.

Check out http://www.paddleforhumanity.org for detailed race information.

Event schedule and times

Friday, June 21, 2013

5:00pm - Social Paddle @ Lake Calhoun 

6:00pm - 8:00pm - Pre-Party Check-in/Packet Pickup @ Stella's Fish Cafe

 

Saturday, June 22, 2013

7:00am - 8:45am - Registration/Packet Pickup @ On the beach at Lake Calhoun

9:00am - 5K / 10K Race Start

11:30am - Rule 7 Race Start

1:00pm - 4:00pm - Awards and After Party @ Stella's Fish Cafe

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Saturday, June 22, 2013
Lake Calhoun 3700 Thomas Ave S MinneapolisMN  55410
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