Annabel Anderson's Paddle for Humanity - Austin

***CANCELED***
We apologize for the late notice, but due to other events we are going to have to hold off on the Austin PFH for now.  

The Austin event will return in the future and definitely check out the PFH in Minneapolis in August.

Contact Dale with any questions .... dale@supatx.com







ALL Paddlecraft Invited to Participate! New Paddlers Welcomed and Encouraged to Join the Fun!

Founded in 2009, Paddle for Humanity is a national grass root event series with the stated purpose of bringing the paddling community together to support a common cause. Over the past six years, Paddle for Humanity has raised thousands of dollars for its non-profit partners and grown into the Nation’s Largest Bi-Coastal Paddle Event Series.

*Event Paddleboard Rentals are available by request. Please see the "Register Here" tab for additional detail.





EVENT FEATURES
 
5K Fun Paddle:
Compete against friends or simply paddle for the pleasure of it. This is a low-pressure recreational paddle and a great chance to experience the thrill of racing in a fun and entertaining environment. Every 5K participant receives a finisher’s medal. This is a timed event with prizes awarded to Top Three Male/Female/Legends 50+/Junior (17 and Under) finishers in all paddle craft classes combined.
 
10K Race Event:
This event is for the more seasoned paddler wishing to test their skill, endurance and strategy. Bring on the burn and share your competitive drive! Every 10K participant receives a finisher’s medal. This is a timed event with Prizes Awarded to Top Three Male/Female/Legends 50+/Junior (17 and Under) finishers in the following paddle craft categories: SUP 12’6”, SUP 14’ and OPEN.
 
Rule 7 Event:
We’ll provide the mystery challenge, you bring the skill! You never know what off the wall challenges will come your way. We toss in plenty of equalizers and speed bumps that it becomes anyone’s winning day! One male and one female will come out victorious!


WPA Info:

5K and 10K are sanctioned by WPA (World Paddle Association.) Participants will receive points for rankings to qualify for both Regional and World Championships in both the 5K Paddle and the 10K Paddle for registered WPA athletes recognized. 


Annabel Anderson's Paddle for Humanity is open to Stand Up Paddleboards, Prone/Traditional, Surfski 1/2, Dory, Canoes, Kayaks, OC1/2/6 and other Paddlecraft. 

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ENTRY FEES


Pre-registration is $50/one event or $60/two events (5K/10K + Rule 7). Online registration closes on Saturday, 5/16 at 10pm CST. You can also register in-person at our Pre-Party at Abel's on the Lake on Saturday, 5/16 or the morning of the event on Sunday, 5/17 for an additional $10. Credit card, cash or check payable to SUP ATX.



**Be sure to visit the SCHEDULE - COURSE - DIRECTION tabs above for additional event detail***


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PRE-EVENT:  Saturday, May 16, 2015


All-Star Pre-Race Paddle Clinic

Want to learn from the Pros? Join fellow racers and paddle enthusiasts for an All-Star Pre-Race Clinic from some of the World's Elite SUP Racers, Shapers and Trainers!


Time: 8:00AM-1:00PM

Fee: $50  (Limited space! Don't delay!)

Location: Abel's on the Lake 
3825 Lake Austin Boulevard
Austin, TX  78703
(512) 904-0570


Pre-Party Event Check-In and Bag Pick-Up

Come enjoy a cold beverage, check-in for the event or just hang out with your fellow paddlers. There will be drink specials throughout the evening. It will be a party you will not want to miss!


Time: 6:00-9:00PM

Location: Abel's on the Lake 
3825 Lake Austin Boulevard
Austin, TX  78703
(512) 904-0570


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***CANCELED***
EVENT DAY:  Sunday, May 17, 2015
 
7:00-8:45AM: Check-In
Come on down to check in or signup on the docks if you have not already registered for the races happening that morning. Look for the SUP ATX Tents.

Location: Texas Rowing Center
(Across from Austin High School on Lady Bird Lake)
1541 West Cesar Chavez
Austin, Texas 78703 
(512) 467-7799


9:00 AM: 5K / 10K Start

11:30 AM: Rule 7 Event Start


12:00-4:00PM: Awards and After Party Celebration
Following the final event, join us for an event post party at Aussie's Grill and Beach Bar. Come for the camaraderie, share your event stories and celebrate the winners as they receive their awards.

Location: Aussie's Grill and Beach Bar
306 Barton Springs Road
Austin, TX 78704
(512) 480-0952



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Results Select an event to view results.

Note: All live times are unadjusted and unofficial.

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EVENT FEATURES/COURSE MAP



5K Fun Paddle:
Compete against friends or simply paddle for the pleasure of it. This is a low-pressure recreational paddle and a great chance to experience the thrill of racing in a fun and entertaining environment. Every 5K participant receives a finisher’s medal. This is a timed event with prizes awarded to Top Three Male/Female/Legends 50+/Junior (17 and Under) finishers in all paddle craft classes combined.
 
10K Race Event:
This event is for the more seasoned paddler wishing to test their skill, endurance and strategy. Bring on the burn and share your competitive drive! Every 10K participant receives a finisher’s medal. This is a timed event with Prizes Awarded to Top Three Male/Female/Legends 50+/Junior (17 and Under) finishers in the following paddle craft categories: SUP 12’6”, SUP 14’ and OPEN.
 
Rule 7 Event:
We’ll provide the mystery challenge, you bring the skill! You never know what off the wall challenges will come your way. We toss in plenty of equalizers and speed bumps that it becomes anyone’s winning day! One male and one female will come out victorious!


WPA Info:

5K and 10K are sanctioned by WPA (World Paddle Association.) Participants will receive points for rankings to qualify for both Regional and World Championships in both the 5K Paddle and the 10K Paddle for registered WPA athletes recognized. 


Annabel Anderson's Paddle for Humanity is open to Stand Up Paddleboards, Prone/Traditional, Surfski 1/2, Dory, Canoes, Kayaks, OC1/2/6 and other Paddlecraft. 


CANCELED


DIRECTIONS AND PARKING


Location: Texas Rowing Center
(Across from Austin High School on Lady Bird Lake)
1541 West Cesar Chavez
Austin, Texas 78703 
(512) 467-7799


WHERE TO STAY

There are many hotels in the area of the event but we suggest the Hyatt Regency Austin (Ph 512-477-1234) and the Radisson Hotel & Suites Downtown Austin (Ph 512-478-9611). 

 


VOLUNTEER

Want to help out pre, during and post event? We are always looking for hard working volunteers to help. No amount of volunteer time is too little or too much. Contact us at paddleforhumanity@gmail.com for more information.


 

POINTS OF INTEREST

- The 5K/10K events are at the Texas Rowing Center
- There are plenty of restaurants, stores and attractions within driving distance of event
- Parking is available on a first come first serve basis
- The event does not provide reserved or vendor parking
- NO vehicles on grass or docks (pack a cart and bring some extra bodies)
- Easy load in - load out area for before and after race
- NO alcohol on boardwalk, dock or in loading areas. Violators are subject to fines and arrest.



When:

May 17, 2015

Where:

Austin, TX