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Paddle in the Park

Author: Windspree Vacation Homes 

stjohn-paddle-in-park-sup-2014-1Paddle in the Park event covers the scenic beaches of St. John in the US Virgin Islands. The 5th Annual SUP race will be held on Sunday, November 5, 2017.

Held in beautiful (and still pubilc!) Maho Bay and hosted by Friends of Virgin Islands National Park, the standup paddleboard race included three challenging courses for both men and women that started at 9:00am.

  • The Short course followed a straight line for 1 mile from the beach to the NPS floating fee station and back.
  • The Open course left the beach and headed to Whistling Cay and back, totalling 3 miles.
  • The Elite course followed a triangle from the beach to Whistling Cay, around to Cinnamon Cay, and back to Whistling Cay and Maho Bay beach for a total of 5.5 long miles.

For specific rules and race details, visit SUP-Stjohn.com.  Kudos to all who entered, and special congratulations to the winners. SUP!

For more information about sponsoring or entering next year's race, contact the Friends of the Park online or by phone at 340-779-4940.


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