Saturday Oct. 15
Saturday Oct. 15 - Pre Registration-- Higgs beach
4-8 pm. Pre registrations on site. Buy your raffle tickets. Sponsor an athlete.
Meet and Great with all race participants. Sue Cooper will be outlining the courses on site at a racers meeting.
SUP Safety Clinic-Sat. Oct. 15 3:30 pm -5 pm. Higgs Beach
Learn how to safely get started in Stand Up Paddle. Tips geared to beginners and Special Olympics Athletes who want to learn how to be independent paddlers.
Please check in promptly at 3:30 p.m. to be fitted for the right equipment.
Limit to 8 spots.
All equipment will be provided. Feel free to bring your own if you wish. All participants will receive safety instruction and basic paddling instruction to get started in the sport. Tina runs an Adapted Paddlers program and is skilled with all levels of abilities. Her training specialty is with beginning and non typical paddler. World Paddle Association (WPA) Level 1 SUP, Paddle Fit Level 2, NETA Yoga and ACA Level 2 Certified, with a speciality in Adapted Paddling.
Master Zumba Class- Sat. Oct. 15 4-5 pm Higgs Beach Pavilion
Warm up your racing muscles with Ana Cano-Master Zumba Fitness Teacher- certified. $15.00 prepay, $20 on event day
Sat. Oct. 15 Sunset Dinner/Dance-- Higgs Beach
5 pm.- 6 pm. Salutes on the Beach buffet--- PREPAY ONLY
6 pm.-7:30 pm Traditional Special Olympics pre-party dance in the Pavillon.-- FREE TO ALL
Sunday Oct. 16- Higgs Beach
Race Day! (times subject to change to accommodate for weather)
FREE T-Shirt with Special Olympics Logo - Preregister by Oct. 9!
7:30 am- Volunteer Check in and Volunteer meeting
8:00 a.m. Check in all racers- General Public and Special Olympics- Please be ready to join in the Olympic Ceremony!
8:30 am. -We will kick off the day with a traditional Special Olympics Florida Opening Ceremony, parade of athletes, racers and lighting of the torch. You do not want to miss joining in the recitation of the oath and experiencing this moving ceremony.
9:00 am- Racers meeting
9:30 am- Open Race and Level 1 Special Olympics Races
11:00 am- Special Olympics Coaches meeting
11:15 am- Level 2 Special Olympics Races
12:00 pm- Special Olympics Athlete Lunches Served (donated Bag Lunches from the Blind Pig) all others are welcome to eat at Salute on the Beach or should bring lunches.
12:30 pm- Level 3 Special Olympics Races
Level 4 Special Olympics Races
All races are directed by Sue Cooper from Lazy Dog!
FINISHER AWARDS FOR ALL at the Finish Line!
Special Olympics Ribbons awarded for all Special Olympics Races
First 10 Men, First 10 Women for Open Race awarded at a traditional Special Olympics Awards Ceremony.
Special Olympics and General Public Awards Ceremonies will be held immediately after each race.
Lunch will be FREE to all Special Olympic Athletes- Wrist Band required
Volunteers for the event are needed.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
You will be able to volunteer AND race!