Northern Lights Paddle, Yoga and Music Fest

The City of Forest Lake invites you to beautiful Lakeside Park for a day of SUP races, SUP Yoga, music by the water and clinics to help you cultivate balance and paddling performance.  In 1927 when introducing yoga to the West, Yoganandya wrote “Aurora Borealis” when witnessing the northern lights over Forest Lake.  This event wants to share the beauty of this outlying city/lake with all paddlers, yogis and music lovers.  It’s a SUP for all event with fun races, advanced racing, clinics, SUP yoga, music and a general focus on rhythm and balance for healthy living.

Prize money for 10K Top Finishers ($150, $100, $50, $30) in Men's and Women's category.  Northern Lights t-shirt for all registered racers.  All racers will automatically be entered to win a 10'6" Rave Lake Cruiser paddleboard with adjustable paddle ($1100 value) or a Framed Minnesota 1.0 fat bike ($1500 value).

The day will be filled with opportunity to challenge balance, to try skills at finding balance on the unstable platform of a stand up paddle board, to enjoy the sounds of music by the beach, and to witness some great racing by some of the areas top stand up paddlers, or to just join in the festivities on the water as a novice.

7:00-8:30am:  Event Day Check In

8-9 am: SUP Yoga and warm up sponsored by Yoga Forest

9:30am: Start of 10K Race Elite

9:45am: Start of 1.5K and 5K Recreational

11-2pm: SUP Yoga classes on the hour each hour.

Noon:  Lunch and Race Awards

1:30pm: 1 mile sprint Fun event

2:30pm: Four person relay short course Fun Event

Land and water balance activities for all throughout the day.  Live reggae music from 2-4pm.  

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Aug 8, 2015


Forest Lake, MN