Please note: Lunch Voucher's will not be available on the day of the race. If you are not a competitor and would like one or you ARE a competitor need an additional lunch Voucher please contact our office 779-4940 to make arrangements and pre-payment. Thank you.

Paddle the Park

Celebrating the beaches and waters of Virgin Islands National Park, the Friends of Virgin Islands National Park is pleased to again host Paddle the Park, a standup paddleboard race.  Below is general information about the race.  All competitors are strongly urged to review the Course DescriptionCompetition Rules and Course Maps in preparation for the race.

Paddle the Park will be held on Sunday, November 4, 2018 at Maho Bay on St. John.

  1. Check-in for registered participants will start at 7:30 am
  2. A pre-race briefing will start at 8:30 am
  3. The races will start at 9:00 am.

There will be three courses:

  1. Short Course from Maho Beach to the NPS floating fee station and back - about 1 mile
  2. Open Course from Maho Beach to Whistling Cay and back – about 3 miles
  3. Elite Course from Maho Beach to Whistling Cay, then to and around Cinnamon Cay, back behind Whistling Cay and back to Maho – about 5.5 miles

All races will start and finish at the Maho Bay Beach. Please see the detailed course descriptions and maps on the website for more details.


 

Note that there will be a Youth category in the Short Course for competitors 12 years and younger.

All races will start and finish on the beach at the Maho Bay Pavilion.  Please see the detailed Course Description for more details.

Registration is OPEN

Registration fees are:

Early Registration (NOW OPEN -  October 28)

Adults    $60

Youth    (under 18 years of age)  $30

General Registration (October 29 - November 2 )

Adults    $70

Youth    (under 18 years of age)   $35

Late Registration on Saturday, November 3th from 9am to 2pm in the Friends of the Park Store only

Adults    $85

Youth    (under 18 years of age)   $40

 

Advance registration only -- There will be no registration on the day of the event!!

Register by phone:

  • 340-779-4940

       Register in person: 

  • Friends of the Park Store or office in Mongoose Junction, St. John
  • Connections in Cruz Bay or Coral Bay, St. John
  • Caribbean Surf Co. in Havensight or Red Hook, St. Thomas

There will be no registration after Saturday November 4th, and no registration on race day.


Registration fees include:

  • Event entry
  • Race jersey (a water-friendly rash guard that must be worn during the race)
  • Event “goodie bag”
  • Lunch at awards ceremony

Awards will be given to the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place male and female finishers in each race and in the Youth category in the Short Course.

 
Lunch at the awards ceremony will only be available to competitors, volunteers, and those who have purchased a lunch voucher in advance.  Regrettably, lunch vouchers will not be available on race day at the awards ceremony.


Arrangements can be made to provide rental boards to competitors. Please be advised that quantities of rental boards are limited and are available on a first come, first served basis.

Rental SUPs are available through our sponsors

 



For additional information, send an e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 340-779-4940.

Event Properties

Event Date 11-04-2018 9:00 am
Event End Date 11-04-2018 1:00 pm
Registration Start Date 09-15-2018
Capacity 75
Available places 58
Cut off date 11-02-2018 9:00 am
Location
Maho Beach
N Shore Rd, St John 00830, USVI
Maho Beach

Agendas

7:30am

CHECK IN

Check-in for registered participants will start at 7:30 am

8:30am

PRE RACE BRIEFING

A pre-race briefing will start at 8:30 am

9:00am

RACE STARTS

The races will start at 9:00 am.

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We are no longer accepting registration for this event

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