- This event has passed.
The Paddle Gathering
December 9, 2017 @ 7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
The Paddle Gathering
When: Saturday 12/9/17
Location: Miami Yacht Club
Special Olympics 305SUP &
Youth Sailing Foundation
Registration: 7am – 8am
Join us for a little friendly competition on Saturday December 9th at the Miami Yacht Club for a great local cause.
8:30 AM Sprint with an Athlete commence 20 minutes after the last distance course finisher
Long Course Race Start 9:30 am
Short Course Race Start 9:35 am
We will have 2 fun challenging courses to choose from a 3 miler and a 6 miler. More details on the courses and maps will be posted on the event. And please note that the race courses are subject to change due to weather conditions.
All crafts are welcome. Sup, OC, Prone, surf ski etc.
Race Entry Fee will be $20.00
The Paddle Gathering will host a unique Team Sprint Race where you can “Sprint with an Athlete”. Each team will have 4 members (one being from the Special Olympics 305 SUP team). If you registered for the distance race you are automatically entered in the sprint event. Yes, thats right! These Athletes are ready to be teamed up with their local sup community members to show you why they love sup. Each team member will have to complete one lap of a short triangle course.
The Winning Team will get a surprise prize!!!
Also, if enough kids show up we will have an impromptu race for them too.
100% of monies raised will go towards the Miami Special Olympics 305 SUP Team in the name of Andres Pombo and the Youth Sailing Foundation. Additional donations are welcomed!!
This is a B.Y.O. – Food & Drink kind of event. There is a restaurant on-site that may be utilize to purchase lunch. There will be water stations for you to refill your reusable water bottles DON’T Forget to BRING THEM.
Each race participant that finishes will get a commemorative medal. Top 3 men and women’s overall will get awards designed and shaped by our very own Delfos Almagro.
This event is more than a race it a GATHERING of our sup community to support a great local cause. So lets all get together raise some money, challenge each other on the course and then talk story afterwards with a nice cold one.
Special Thanks to the Miami Yacht Club for allowing us to utilize their space and to SUPtheWorkout for making it happen on short notice.
Make sure to save the date! More details to come stay tuned!