October 15, 2016
Summerton, South Carolina
Can you describe the different races and courses?
A spectacular kayak and SUP event that you definitely don’t want to miss. The competition will begin in the beautiful, protected marina of the North Shore Villas.
The course takes paddlers along the shoreline of Lake Marion, while spectators watch the race from the luxury of the grassy lawn of North Shore. There will be a 12 mile race for the competitive paddlers and 6 mile paddle for the paddling enthusiast.
Afterwards, there will be a lunch and an awards presentation poolside at the North Shore Clubhouse. Don’t miss it!
What kind of paddling settings and conditions will racers face?
Open water on large lake. Small to mixed downwind conditions are possible and have been present the past two years.
What makes your event great? What will paddlers love about coming to your event?
Great venue, laid back atmosphere, great race course with a variety of conditions possible.
Will there be any clinics and what are the details?
Technique clinics will be offered in limited numbers with Eliteoceansports paddler Jesse Lishchuk
Where can people get paddle gear like PFDs and Hydration packs?
Are there paddleboard rentals available and if yes, where? Contact info?
Where can people buy groceries?
Where can people stay? Do you have a hotel you can recommend and contact info?
The Hampton Inn in Santee, SC
What great local restaurants can you recommend?
We will be providing post-race meals and cooking out that night, so bring food to throw on the grill and join in the fun!
Where is the best coffee in town?
At the race HQ!