Blake Real Estate's Paddle for Kids - 2015

Welcome to the paddle racing event of the year we've all been waiting for! Races for kayaks, SUP's, OC's and all other paddle vessels are welcome to attend! All ages and all levels of racers are welcome also! We'll have a few pros, a handful of novices and a whole lot of folks who like to have a good time!

For the most up to date information pertaining to this race, please visit our Facebook Page.

Long (Elite) Race: 7 Miles
Short (Rec) Race: 3 Miles
Dolphin Dash: Kids 1/4 Mile Race

Blake Real Estate hosts the annual "Paddle For Kids" races to raise awareness for newborn screening so that our babies can be cured before it might be too late. Your support will go towards efforts of making sure that every newborn child in the U.S. undergoes comprehensive and effective screening for a variety of diseases that are usually hidden at birth. Learn more about how you can help: Save Babies

This paddlefest is not only a super fun competitive race, it's also a super fun day out for all those involved! With great music, tasty food, frosty cold beverages and a 60 foot waterslide! this paddle festival truly has something fun for everyone!

Racers will receive food & beverage with race entry!

We will have over $5,000 in prizes being raffled or auctioned! A brand new BOTE board (over $2,000 value) will be auctioned off! And thousands of dollars in raffle prizes including two airline tickets from Southwest Airlines!

Here's a video of last year's inaugural event for a glimpse of what it's all about: 2014 Paddle For KIds Video

Race starting line is at the waterfront park next to the Safety Harbor Marina: 110 Veterans Memorial Lane, Safety Harbor, FL 34695

Check our facebook page for daily updates: Paddle For Kids - Safety Harbor Paddle Races

We look forward to seeing you on the water!
9am-4pm: 3 Mile Rec Race, 7 Mile Elite Race, Kids Dolphin Dash Race, Water-Contests, Raffles, Music and Food

8:30am-9am: Board/Boat dropoff
9:30am: Race Briefings with Gulf Coast Divers
10am: 3 Mile & 7 Mile races start
12pm: Lunch (Mahi Tacos from Poblanos) & Beverages (Beers from Nolan's Pub) for all racers
12:30pm: Kids Race - Dolphin Dash
1:30pm: Awards Ceremony
2pm: Raffle and Silent Auction winners

Event Entries Click on an event to see who entered.

Judy Berce1SUP Surfboard18-49Girl
Lynda Roszel2SUP Surfboard50+Girl
Jay Tsultim3SUP Surfboard50+Guy
Robert Norman4SUP 14'18-49Guy
Suzanne Brosseau5SUP Surfboard50+Girl
Sophia Hallenbeck7SUP 12'6"U17Girl
Daffodil Hallenbeck8SUP Surfboard18-49Girl
Jackson Herr9SUP 12'6"18-49Guy
Dave Krumme10SUP 14'18-49Guy
Lisa Krumme11SUP 12'6"50+Girl
Kyle Drozdowski13SUP Surfboard18-49Guy
David Ritz14SUP 12'6"18-49Guy
Lawanna Hurst15Sea Kayak50+Girl
Anne Maddox16SUP 12'6"50+Girl
Kevin Sugar17SUP 14'18-49Guy
Kimberly Stuart18Sea Kayak50+Girl
Ladonna Steele19SUP 14'18-49Girl
Samantha Smith, Claire Huenke20Sea Kayak Double18-49Girl
Linda Weber23SUP Surfboard50+Girl
Lea Wood25Sea KayakU17Girl
Joe Ayoub28SUP Surfboard18-49Guy
Jill Faw29SUP 14'50+Girl
Charlotte Tao30SUP 14'50+Girl
Kevin Melker31SUP 12'6"18-49Guy
Sue Sattler33SUP 12'6"50+Girl
Cam Carlin34SUP 12'6"50+Guy
Michele Porter35SUP 12'6"50+Girl
Kevin Glatfelter36SUP 12'6"18-49Guy
Joy Sideris37SUP 12'6"18-49Girl
Kayleigh Sideris38SUP SurfboardU17Girl
Hollistar Jones39SUP 12'6"18-49Girl
Bruce Denson41SUP Surfboard18-49Guy
Tony Cristofano42SUP 14'18-49Guy
Eric Winsberg44SUP 14'18-49Guy
Kai Figueroa45SUP SurfboardU17Guy
Jorge Figueroa46SUP Surfboard18-49Guy
Sharon Dillenburg, Frank Dillenburg48Tandem50+Girl
Fay Marakas50SUP 12'6"50+Girl
Michael Birney51SUP 12'6"U17Guy
Yensys Loyola6SUP 14'18-49Guy
Mike Ross12SUP 14'18-49Guy
Jim Birney21SUP 12'6"18-49Guy
David Starr22SUP 14'18-49Guy
Steve Hunter24Surfski Single18-49Guy
Kurt Forster27OC-150+Guy
Daniel Spisak40SUP 12'6"18-49Guy
James Mcdougall43SUP 12'6"50+Guy
Brent Postma47Surfski Single18-49Guy
Jason Casuga49SUP 12'6"18-49Guy
Luke Perrino26SUP (All)U12Mixed
Evan Ross32SUP (All)U12Mixed

Results Select an event to view results.

Note: All live times are unadjusted and unofficial.

7 Mile Long (Elite) Race from Safety Harbor beach; southward towards the causeway; under the west causeway bridge; hug the causeway beach and turn at the 3.5 mile buoy and return course:

 7 Mile Race Aerial View

3 Mile Race

3 Mile Aerial View

From U.S.19 or McMullen Booth Road, turn East on Sunset Point Rd (576/590) towards Safety Harbor, follow East all the way till you hit the waters of Tampa Bay/Safety Harbor Marina.  Address of the park is: 110 Veterans Memorial Ln, Safety Harbor, FL 34695


May 2, 2015


Safety Harbor, FL