Event Description Below
It is that time of year again! Breast Cancer awareness month is October! The 3rd Saturday , October 19th 2013 Paddle Boarding Palm Beach and team will be hosting the 2nd Annual Paddle For the Cure Of The Palm Beaches. Our goal is to have fun , paddle hard , make friends , but most importantly to raise money and awareness for the American Cancer Society in support of breast cancer research.
To all those who came out last year, you remember how much fun this race was, and for those of you coming for the first time, this year will be bigger and better!
*****ELITE RACE:4 laps Approx 7.5 miles 12’6″ men and women divisions, 14′ men and sprint races as well! All Elite racers will be competing for $3500.00 in cash prizes!!Break down for division overall winners, as follows:
12’6″ Men($1000) / Women($1000) 14’Men($1000)
ELITE AWARDS: 1st $600 2nd $250 3rd $150
Sprints 12’6″ Men($250) Women($250)
SPRINTS: Men / Women : winner takes all $250.00
SPRINTS: 12’6″ only ( borrow one if you have to ) 150 yard sprints, single elimination process, top 2 advance; Overall winners to be awarded cash prizes ( see above)
RECREATIONAL RACE:1 lap Approx 1.75 miles ** NO DISPLACEMENT BOARDS, NO EXCEPTIONS** This is for those who want to come out and participate and join the cause!
UNLIMITED: 2 laps approx 3.5 miles ** NO BOARD RESTRICTIONS** This race is for the more experienced paddlers, but are not professioal racers.
***We encourage every paddle board owner to come be a part of this AWESOME event! Not to worry, if you love paddle boarding, but just don’t own one yet, we have you covered!! We will have 50 boards available for RENT the day of the race, come early to pick the board of your choice! If you need to rent a board make your reservation early, availability is limited, and they will go fast. Awards for men / women top 3 finishers in all age groups.
TEAM RELAY RACE: This is a separate race! 5 RACERS PER TEAM! The relays will be set up as relay sprints! We encourage teams to be festive and fast! 🙂 There is a separate entrance fee for teams, you may also race in the elite and/or recreation race.Morning registration, please register as a complete team to expedite the process!
KID RACE: 15 AND UNDER Last year we dropped the ball on the kids:( this year we will be going all out for them! This division is also separate from Elite and recreational races! This Race is for the kids to have some competitive fun and be a part of a great cause!
PWAP… Paddle With A Purpose
What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
Ample Free Parking
Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Is my registration/ticket transferrable?
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
No, but will speed up registration process if you do! 🙂
What is the refund policy?
Sorry, no refunds, it will be directly donated to The American Cancer Society
The name on the registration/ticket doesn’t match the attendee. Is that okay?
Yes, you can sign your friends and Family up