Paddlefest Clear Lake 2018

Welcome to the inaugural Paddlefest Clear Lake 2018! 

Key Notes:

  • Date and Time: Saturday, July 28th @ 9am
  • Location: Clear Lake, IA 50428
  • Kayaks, Canoes, and Stand Up Paddle Boards allowed
  • 10k & 5k courses plus 1mi youth course

The best way to experience Clear Lake is from the lake. Grab your paddle and join the fun for our inaugural Paddlefest event! Explore the shores on your kayak, canoe, or SUP on either our 10k or 5k course.  Bring the kids along too for the 1 mi youth course. Check out our Course Map tab to see our routes. See our Schedule tab for our race day line up. 

Entry Fee: $30 Pre Registration/ $40 Race Day/ $20 Youth Race

Registration Includes:
Swag bag with exclusive local discounts and giveaways
Race t-shirt
1st, 2nd, 3rd place medals

Raffle Prize: Participants will have a chance to win prizes donated by our sponsors and supporters

Stay tuned! More information to come!

Check out our AMAZING sponsors and supporters below

*Subject to change

Friday, July 27th 5pm-8pm 
PM Park/Tiki Bar

Saturday, July 28th
7am Check in opens
8:45am Race briefing
9am  10k Long course start (est. finish 11am)
9:09am 5k Short course starts (est finish 10:45am)
11:30am Awards, food, raffle
12pm 1mi youth course starts (awards to follow)
The courses will have separate waves for each category with 3-minute intervals in this order (kayaks, canoes, SUPs)

Event Entries Click on an event to see who entered.

Jake Kopriva1SUP (All)18&UGuy

Results Select an event to view results.

Note: All live times are unadjusted and unofficial.

10km Long Course 

5km Short Course 

1mile Sprint Course 

Clear Lake is conveniently located 2 hours south of Minneapolis and 2 hours north of Des Moines on I35. To get to PM Park/Tiki Bar from downtown Clear Lake, follow South Shore past State Park for about 2 miles and you will find it located right next to the marina.


Jul 28, 2018


Clear Lake, IA