Race Information

 

SUP Moab Racing sponsors

Flatwater Race Divisions

Elite Race
Men’s Division- 14′ boards and under
Women’s Division- 14′ boards and under

Open Race
Men’s Division- 14′ boards and under
Women’s Division- 14′ boards and under

Youth Race
Boy’s Division- 12’6″ boards and under
Girl’s Division- 12’6″ boards and under

Whitewater Race Divisions

Elite Race
Men’s Division- 11′ boards and under
Women’s Division- 11′ boards and under

Open Race
Men’s Division- 11′ boards and under
Women’s Division- 11′ boards and under

 

Eventbrite - 2020 Back of Beyond Paddle Race

Schedule:

Friday May 9th
-5:00-8:00 pm Packet Pick-up and Day of Registration:
Paddle Moab 354 North Main St, Moab Utah 84532

Saturday May 10th
-Staging area opens at 10am and will be located at Ken’s Lake

-10:00 Day of Registration, events, sponsor booths, and vendors
-NOON Day of Registration Ends
-12:00 All Racer’s should be at starting line for pre-race talk/orientation
-12:00 Youth Race starts
-12:30 Elite Race starts
-1:00 Open Race starts
-5:00 Awards Ceremony and Post Race Party

Sunday May 11th
-Staging area opens at 8:30am and will be located at Rocky Rapid.
(Rocky Rapid is located 13 miles east from the junction of Highway 191 and Highway 128)
-9:00 All Racer’s should be at starting line for pre-race talk
-9:30 Whitewater race start
-11:30 Awards Ceremony

Prizes
Cash and prizes to the top paddlers.

GENERAL RACE RULES

(any violation may result in disqualification or time penalty)
All paddlers must wear official bib number during the entire race, failure to do so will result in an automatic disqualification.
Drafting is allowed, drafting is defined as being in the wake of a craft or fellow paddler for more than 1 minute in any 5 minute span.
Any assistance from boats other than passing of food, liquids or receiving first aid will result in automatic disqualification.  At no time can the paddler hold onto a boat for any forward advantage.
Safety of all participants is the top priority. All athlete and boat waivers must be signed and suggested safety precautions must be reviewed.
All paddlers must have PFD’s Open-class must have type 3 Elite-class can wear waist style.
Elite Racers- Stand up paddlers must complete the entire race standing up. Kneeling or sitting for more than one minute will result in disqualification.
The race may be canceled if river conditions are deemed too hazardous by race officials (no refunds on entries).
All paddlers must attend the pre race briefing on May 11, 2019 at 1:30pm at Hittle Bottom starting area.
All racers must be respectful of the rules and property of the entire Moab area and abide by all BLM rules.  There are camping areas all along HWY 128.  We will provide a shuttle to bring athletes back to the starting line after the race.
ANY PADDLER that have not rounded Mile Marker 91 after 4 hours will agree to be picked up by sweep boat and brought to the finish line.

 

Eventbrite - 2020 Back of Beyond Paddle Race

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