Back of Beyond Stand Up Paddle Race

The Back of Beyond Paddle Race is taking place in Moab, Utah.  See driving chart below if you are planning on driving or you can fly in to the Moab airport, which has daily flights from Salt Lake City, UT and Denver, CO.   Moab has plenty of hotels and camping to chose from.  Not to mention the myriad of things to do when the race is over.  Hiking, biking, climbing, jeeping, rafting, sky diving, and more paddling.

Check out the Discover Moab website for a full description of Moab Utah.

The first day of racing starts 29 miles from Moab on Highway 128 at historic Dewey Bridge, Back of Beyond SUP Race follows the Colorado River through the spectacular red rock canyons of Southeastern Utah and past some of the world’s most breathtaking scenery – through Moab’s ‘Postcard Alley’ and into Utah’s own ‘back of beyond’.

The Second day is a rowdy boarder cross style whitewater race on White’s rapid.  Heats of six racers will head down stream around buoys and navigate some big wave class II/III rapids.

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Back of Beyond Stand Up Paddle Race

May 11-12, 2019

The Back of Beyond Paddle Race takes place over two days in the adventure town of Moab, Utah.

Day 1:

Race day starts about 29 miles northeast of Moab and follows the Colorado River through the spectacular red rock canyons of Southeastern Utah and past some of the world’s most breathtaking scenery – through Moab’s ‘Postcard Alley’ and into Utah’s own ‘back of beyond’.

Day 2:

We switches gear to the whitewater.  Hosted at the Red Cliffs Lodge, the whitewater race will challenge even the most skilled paddlers through White’s Rapid.

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