The founders of the 100 Mile Paddle in partnership with Manhattan Kayak Company are pleased to announce the addition of the "One Mile Sprint" race to be held at 4pm on SundayJuly 21st. The "One Mile" BOP (Battle of the Paddle) style sprint course will consist of heat races with top finishers advancing to semi finals then finals. We will have beginner, intermediate and elite race classes available. The 1 mile buoyed course starts at the Finish Line of the 100 Mile Paddle and hugs the west side allowing for a natural theatre like setting along Manhattans Hudson River Park
Bring your family and friends and join in the festivities or just hang out at the "Frying Pan" floating restaurant and watch all the race action unfold. Want to come and do more than watch? Visit Manhattan Kayak and rent your own board or take lessons from their skilled instructors. Fun for all experience levels with stand up paddle, kayak and sailing rentals available.
The timing of the One Mile Sprint event is coordinated with the fantastic finish of the 100 Mile Paddle. Come join the party, support our beneficiaries and welcome our 100 Mile Paddlers as they reach the finish line of their epic two day paddle. This first ever Stand Up Paddle extravaganza is a great way to spend your Sunday enjoying the water front experience of NYC.