It's that time of year again! The Sixpack SUP Race Series is right around the corner with the first race taking place April 27th. The series is in its 5th season and 2019 is looking to be another great year. Below are the details on the first race, followed by all race dates. See you there :D
Race 1 of the SixPack SUP Race series takes place at Thetis Lake, Main Beach. The main course distance will be 4km with lots of turns. There will be races for all ages and abilities from 200m to 1km and 4km. Free board use for recreational racers and kids. No experience necessary.
Schedule of events (tentative):
9:30 – 10:00am – On site registration / check-in
10:15am – Paddlers' Meeting
10:15 – 10:45am - 1km Recreational and Competitive Race and 200m Mini-Groms Race (kids under 10)
10:45 – 12:45am - Mens and Women’s 4km (Surfboard < 12') or 4km (Raceboard 14' and under)
11:45 – 12:45pm - Men’s 3km (Surfboard < 12') or 4km (Raceboard 14' and under)
Fun Relay – Time & weather permitting (super casual, form teams on site)
1:30 - 2:00pm – Awards and Draw Prizes
**BBQ starts at 11:45** Included in registration. Burgers with Vegan and GF options. BYOMug, plate. Zero waste event.
2019 Race Schedule
Race 1 Saturday April 27 Thetis Lake Sprint, Rec and Kids SUP/Run
Race 2 Saturday May 25 Sidney Canadian National Championships Technical
Race 3 Saturday June 15 Tofino SUP Festival Technical in Surf
Race 4 Sunday June 16 Tofino SUP Festival Distance, Recreational and Kids
Race 5 Saturday July 6 Victoria SUP Challenge Distance, Recreational and Kids
Race 6 Saturday Sept 14 Thetis Lake Sprint, Rec and Kids Swim/SUP/Run
Also, don't forget Training Night Tuesday's every Tuesday. Check out South Island SUP for more details.
For more information on the Sixpack SUP Race Series click here! Seeya Race Day.