2016 Virginia SUP Cup

Crosswind Paddle Company & East Coast Board Sports present - The 2016 Virginia SUP Cup, a benefit race for the Richmond Justice Initiative (RJI). The race will be held on the James River just outside of the capital city on August 6, 2016 at the American Legion Landing in Midlothian, VA. There will be a Short Course (2.0 mi) for beginner and recreational paddlers and a Long Course (4.0 mi) for more experienced racers. The course will be a flatwater race and will feature buoys for racers to circuit. After the races have concluded, there will be an award ceremony with gifts and prizes, as well as beer, food, and music for participants and guests to enjoy. All racers will receive a free commemorative event t-shirt upon registration. If you are interested in the race but do not have your own SUP board, have no fear, SUP rentals will be available courtesy of East Coast Board Sports. The rentals will be offered on a first come first serve basis, so make sure you to put your name in early! You may contact Sutton to inquire about board rentals at sutton@eastcoastboardsports.com .

Once again, this race is a fundraiser for the Richmond Justice Initiative, whose goal is to educate, equip and mobilize communities with the tools needed to be a force in the global movement to end human trafficking.  Please don’t feel shy about donating to a great cause! For more information regarding their organization please visit them at www.richmondjusticeinitiative.com .

For other fun SUP activities to get involved in around your community please visit www.eastcoastboardsports.com ! They offer a great variety of SUP lessons, tours, and rental options to get out and enjoy a day on the water.

Please make sure to like us on Facebook and spread the word about our upcoming event! We look forward to seeing you all there!


Have Fun & Be Safe! 

Race Day Schedule


7:00am – 8:30am        Registration/Check-In

7:00am – 8:30am        Rental Board Pickup

8:00am – 8:30am        Pre-Race Clinic

8:30am – 8:45am        Racer Briefing  

9:00am – 11:30am      2M & 4M Race Start

12:00pm – 12:30pm    Awards Ceremony

12:30pm – 2:00pm      Music, Food/Drinks, & Activities

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American Legion Post 354

4800 Welby Turn

Midlothian, VA 23113


Aug 6, 2016


Richmond, VA