Robert August Inaugural Stand Up Paddle Challenge

Join us for the first of many Stand Up Paddle challenges at Las Catalinas, Playa Danta, Costa Rica!

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Sponsored by Las Catalinas, Surftech, Pura Vida Ride, and Lola’s Norte, this inaugural event will be hosted by Robert August and is being organized by Pura Vida Ride. The day will include three exciting events focussed on competitive racers, sports enthusiasts, novices, and even your entire family! Sponsored by the Las Catalinas Community, Surftech, Lola’s Norte, and Pura Vida Ride, this event has been organized to involve all age groups and abilities.

Distance Class Race:

8:00 am start

2.5 mile paddle/0.4 mile run/2.5 mile paddle/0.4 mile run. Total distance 5.8 miles

Any class board is permitted under 12’6”

Race Classes: Open

Family Class Race:

10:00 am start

1.0 mile paddle

Any human powered craft is permitted (kayak, surfboard, SUP, raft)

All craft must contain two people, preferably one adult and one child

Race Classes: Open

Sprint Class Race:

11:00am start

0.4 mile run/2.5 mile paddle. Total Distance 2.9 miles

Any class board is permitted under 12’6”

Race Classes: Open

Race Class

1st Place

2nd Place

3rd Place

Distance

Surftech San-O 9” C Full
Carbon Fiber Paddle

Lolas Norte $50 gift
certificate

Pura Vida Ride ½ day SUP,
Kayak, or MTB Bike Rental for two

Pura Vida Ride 10 cup coffee
pass

 

Lolas Norte $30 gift
certificate

Pura Vida Ride ½ day SUP,
Kayak, or MTB Bike Rental for two

Lolas Norte $30 gift
certificate

Pura Vida Ride 10 cup coffee
pass

 

Sprint

Surftech Ventana Composite
Carbon Fiber/Fiberglass Paddle

Lolas Norte $50 gift
certificate

Pura Vida Ride ½ day SUP,
Kayak, or MTB Bike Rental for two

Pura Vida Ride 10 cup coffee
pass

 

Lolas Norte $30 gift
certificate

Pura Vida Ride ½ day SUP,
Kayak, or MTB Bike Rental for two

Lolas Norte $30 gift
certificate

Pura Vida Ride 10 cup coffee
pass

 

Family

Lolas Norte $50 gift
certificate

Pura Vida Ride ½ day SUP,
Kayak, or MTB Bike Rental for two

Pura Vida Ride 10 cup coffee
pass

Lolas Norte $30 gift
certificate

Pura Vida Ride ½ day SUP,
Kayak, or MTB Bike Rental for two

 

Lolas Norte $30 gift
certificate

Pura Vida Ride 10 cup coffee
pass

 

All competitors
will recieve a T-Shirt and commemorative race day poster at checkin. Children
under 14 are free.

7:00am Checkin
and Registration

Our Distance
Class Race will feature two laps around our challenging and spectacular
2.5 mile (4km) paddle course and 0.4 mile (0.6km) beach run for a total
distance of 5.8 miles (9.3 km).  This is an open class race for all ages.
 Top 3 males and top 3 females will be awarded prizes.
View
the race course here.

Distance Class Race:

  • 8:00 am start
  • 2.5 mile paddle/0.4
    mile run/2.5 mile paddle/0.4 mile run.  Total distance 5.8 miles
  • Any class board is
    permitted under 12’6”
  • Race Classes: Open

The Family
Class Race is designed to get everyone in the water and participating!
 Any human powered craft is allowed, including kayaks, surfboards, rafts,
and of course stand up paddle boards.  Every craft must include two
racers, preferably an adult and a child.  This fun and easy 1 mile (1.6km)
race will be as much about getting wet and having fun as it will be about
winning!  Top 3 winners will be awarded prizes. The secondary contestant
(Child) does not have to pay to participate in the event.
View
the race course here.

Family Class Race:

  • 10:00 am start
  • 1.0 mile paddle
  • Any human powered
    craft is permitted (kayak, surfboard, SUP, raft)
  • All craft must contain
    two people, preferably one adult and one child
  • Race Classes: Open

The Sprint
Class Race will be an exciting and fast paced challenge and will
consist of a 0.4 mile (0.6km) beach sprint followed by a 2.5 mile (4km) paddle
around our race course.  This is an open class race for all ages. Top 3
males and top 3 females will be awarded prizes.
View
the race course here.

Sprint Class Race:

  • 11:00am start
  • 0.4 mile run/2.5 mile
    paddle.  Total Distance 2.9 miles
  • Any class board is
    permitted under 12’6”
  • Race Classes: Open

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