September 8, 2013, Seward Park, Seattle, WA
Round the Rock returns to Seattle’s Seward Park on September 8, 2013 as the largest SUP event in the Pacific Northwest. The main event is a 13 mile race around Mercer Island, located on Lake Washington between Seattle and Bellevue. Test your speed against some of the top paddlers on the planet. All Paddlers in the 13 mile race will be competing for $10,000 in prize money in the unique “Sweep or Weep” format in which various board length classes try to steal the purse from those on longer boards. This makes for some exciting finishes!
Additionally, the 3-1/2 mile race follows the shoreline of Seward Park. It is spectator friendly as fans can follow the action along a bike path! The Kid’s Race for ages 7 to 14 is always fun. It will be expanded this year for the serious little charger but still a great and safe time for the new little paddlers.
This year will once again feature a Team Relay Race! Teams of four with at least one female shall complete 1 mile laps for each member.
Don’t forget the Expo with manufacturers and retailers displaying the latest products with FREE demos for the public! Food and live music will be available for all to enjoy as well. There will also be a raffle for amazing prizes. We may also have a beer garden for the first time this year. Stay tuned.
This is a non-profit event, with all net proceeds going to a Athletes for Cancer.
Also, this is an Officially Sanctioned Event by the World Paddlle Association, so all members receive points in the worldwide scoring system. See how you stack up against the best!
9:00 AM 13 mile Round the Rock Race – entry fee $85
10:00 AM Kids Race – entry fee $15
1:00 PM 3-1/2 mile race – entry fee $50
3:00 PM Team Relay Race – entry fee $50