This is an INCLUSIVE EVENT!
Join us for a 2 mile paddle board and beach obstacle course to support Special Olympics Florida- Monroe County! You don't have to be a paddle pro to participate!
Your race registration sponsors one Special Olympics Florida SUP athlete to have a FREE fun race weekend. We expect over 100 Special Olympics Florida SUP athletes from all counties in Florida!
This amazing event is in it's 4th year and brings together Special Olympics Florida athletes from all across the state to participate in Stand Up Paddle Boarding. Everyone is invited to participate in the General Race and observe and/or volunteer with the Special Olympics Races!
Do not want to race or cannot make the event??? Then use the donation links to help us make this event AWESOME for Special Olympics Florida Athletes.
Email ruthholland@specialolympicsmonroe for more info on tax deductible sponsorship donations for this event.
Need a place to stay? Click here!
Booking.com has made a custom page just for you paddlers via the Southernmost Marathon that is also happening on the island this weekend!
Need a Board for the General Public Race Division? Lazy Dog is renting boards at $10.00 each with all proceeds donated back to Special Olympics Florida athletes! Contact them at 305-295-9898 to reserve your board!
The Mission of Special Olympics Florida- Monroe County is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of well-coached, Olympic-type sports for individuals with intellectual disabilities providing them with continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness and prepare for entry into school and community sport programs. Athletes experience courage, sharpen their skills, and enjoy new friendships with other Special Olympic Athletes, volunteers, and the community.
Special Olympics celebrates what athletes CAN do, not what society believes they can’t do. This event is a CELEBRATION for all! The General Public Registration and donations will support Special Olympics Florida SUP athletes to have a free race weekend!
It is truly a moving experience to watch an athlete perform their best and meet their personal goal. Special Olympics athletes remind us all what sharing, giving, and happiness is all about. The Special Olympics Athlete’s Oath is one that we should all live by …
“Let me win. But if I cannot win,
let me be brave in the attempt.”