Sarasota SUP Series Race 2

SUP Sarasota

SUP Sarasota is producing the Sarasota SUP Race Series to promote the healthy lifestyle of Stand Up Paddleboarding at three of Sarasota County's most beautiful Parks. Siesta Key Beach, Lake Benderson Park and Sarasota Sailor Squadron. It is the goal of SUP Sarasota to make the Coastal Waterways of Sarasota County a national destination for Stand Up Paddleboarding.

The Venue:

Nathan Benderson Park, the largest Rowing/Aquatic Facility in the Western Hemisphere and host to the 2017 World Rowing Championships, has been designed for one thing in mind...Flat Water Racing! It is one of the few locations that can guarantee flat water, they even have wave attenuation systems in place to keep board wake to a minimum. You'll also love the ease of access to the water that Regatta Island provides, no lugging of boards a few hundred yards from the parking lot to the staging area here...parking is within a few meters from the waters edge around the Island. Races, Vendor Tents, Lunch, Music, Landboarding Course, Board Demos....all are centrally located within this Olympic Village Setting. You'll love it!!!

Race Divisions:

Your Race Fee includes entry into the Elite or Open Race, Dash for Cash and Landboard/Penny Skateboard Course Events...

Elite 10 K Races

Men's and Women's 12.6, 14 and Unlimited Divisions, Over 50 Divisions in Men's & Women's 12.6 and 14's, Junior Boy's and Girls 12.6 Division. 

Starting Time at 9:15 am

10 K - $75.00 

Open 5 K Races

Men's, Women's and Junior Boys and Girls Race Board, Stock Surf SUP Divisions

 - Race Boards are 12.6 feet in length with displacement hulls

 - Stock Surf SUP's have non displacement hulls under 12 feet in length 

Starting Time not before 09:15 am

5 K - $75.00 

Half Mile Grom Race

Juniors 12 and Under - Boys and Girls Race Divisions`

1 K - $35.00

"NK SpeedCoach Challenge" Sprint Races

Free to all Elite and Open Racers - 100 Meter Sitting Water Start Sprint - Race 3 100 Meter Sprints on 3 Different Mfg Boards, Best combined times wins a new NK SppedCoach.

Divisions shall be determined by gender, board Men's 12'6" Race Board, Women's and Junior Divisions too..

The Best Five Minutes of Adrenaline...We're not sure which is going to be more fun...Racing it or Watching it!!!

Free to all 5K and 10K Race Entires.

$35 for single event entry


Landboard Race and Penny Skateboard Slalom Course Competition

Free to all Elite and Open Racers - The Compound Board Shop shall be organizing a Longboard Race and Penny Skateboard Slalom Course including a downhill stint in which each racer shall be timed. Best times receive Prizes donated by Loaded Longboards.

Boards and safety equipment (helmets, knee and elbow pads) provided

Be Adventurous, sign up for this fun race, you'll love it!

*Awards given to top three finishers in each division. 3 Racers must enter into a Division for awards to be given 

Race Day Itinerary: 

7:30 am - Racer Check In Begins - Main Tent near Water (40 x 100)

8:45 am - Elite & Open Racer Meeting - Main Stage

9:15 am - Start of Elite Race - Beach Start - Starting Divisions Sequence As Follows:

- Elite 10 K Unlimited and 14's Divisions

- Elite 10 K 12'6 Divisions

- Open 5 K 14's Divisions

- Open 5 K 12'6 Divisions

- Open 5 K Stock Surf SUP Divisions

The object of this staggered start sequence is safety and providing the fairest start possible for all racers. The timing of each division shall reflect each divisions start times automatically.

10:00 am - Longboard/ Penny Skateboard Check In - The Compound Board Shop Tent


11:00 am - Start of Grom Races -  Longboard Races/ Penny Skateboard Slalom Course Begins - 

                                                                      The Compound Tent

         - "NK SpeedCoach" Sprint Races to follow completion of Distance and Grom Races-

12:00 noon - Lunch available in Main Tent- Your Racer Bib is your ticket. Lunch tickets may be purchased for spectators and family.

     -  Awards/Raffle to Start after Completion of NK Speed Coach Challenge  (Tentatively 1:30)  -

1:30 pm - Start of Kids Paddle and Adult Demos (demos may be scheduled at any point after completion of Distance Races.


2:00 - 5 pm - Kona Corn Hole Competition...LazyBunz Lounge....Music...Hangin on the Beach Relaxin with old and new friends... 


Water Safety:

Safety watercraft shall be on the course during all races. The standard distress signal of raising the paddle in the air for assistance or waving the paddle in the air for an emergency is in effect. To compete in the Race, each board must have the following:

- Personal Flotation Device

- Noise making device (whistle)

- Leash 

Rule number safe and look out for each other...we are all out to have fun!! 

"Kids Paddle":

We, as members of the SUP Community would like to share the experience of bonding with our natural surroundings out on the water with our local special needs children. Waterman give back...and we are asking for racers who wish to stick around after the awards ceremony to pair with a local child and show them what it is to be up and out on the water. To see, if only for a brief time, why we are so hooked on this sport! I think they will enjoy it as much as we do!!

Awards, Prizes, Goodies:

The top 3 finishers in each division shall receive a Custom Trophy. All entries shall receive a swag bag full of goodies, samples and freebies from local restaurants, bars and retail stores. The first 200 Racers to check in on site shall receive a Sarasota SUP Race Series Flex Fit Hat. All racers will be given a ticket for a free lunch in designated lunch tents. Hats, T-shirts, Coozies, Red Bull and Kona samples shall be available for Racers, Family and Friends joining in on the days festivities. All are welcome to either leave early or spend the day and demo SUP boards, lend a helping hand to local children to experience SUP, listen to some tunes, have a cold Kona, grab a LazyBunz Water Lounger and go cool off in the water or enjoy our sandy beach at the Rowing Center!!! 


Event Entries Click on an event to see who entered.

Kate Wagner26SUP SurfboardU14Girl
Jared Romine85SUP SurfboardU14Guy
Sydney Truby86SUP SurfboardU14Girl
Delaney Mcbee93SUP SurfboardU14Girl
Joshua Meighan105SUP SurfboardU14Guy
Kayleigh Sideris116SUP SurfboardU14Girl
Jenni Hudson124SUP SurfboardU14Guy
Brandon Gunderson2SUP 14'18-49Guy
Nice Alberts7SUP 12'6"18-49Girl
Mike Coleman9SUP 14'18-49Guy
Ward Bates10SUP 14'18-49Guy
Austin Grippo12SUP 14'18-49Guy
Jesse Dasilva14SUP 14'18-49Guy
Katherine Pyne15SUP 12'6"18-49Girl
Kevin Hill16SUP 14'18-49Guy
Robert Dwyer18SUP 12'6"18-49Guy
Liz Obeirne22SUP 12'6"18-49Girl
Bubba Ellis32SUP 14'50+Guy
Connor Rush33SUP 12'6"U17Guy
Hal Atzingen38SUP 12'6"50+Guy
Heidi Miller39SUP 12'6"18-49Girl
Jeff Parulan42SUP 12'6"18-49Guy
Jim Higgins44SUP 14'50+Guy
John Sekas46SUP 14'50+Guy
Jim Valenti47SUP 14'50+Guy
Kyle Linogon48SUP 14'18-49Guy
David Rush49SUP 14'50+Guy
Brad Ward51SUP 14'18-49Guy
Michael Eugene54SUP 14'18-49Guy
Matt Kearney55SUP 14'18-49Guy
Paul Scotford57SUP 14'18-49Guy
Heath Marston59SUP 14'18-49Guy
Jason Geiger60SUP Unlimited18-49Guy
Tammy Perkins62SUP 14'18-49Girl
Dave Thiemann63SUP 14'18-49Guy
Trip Saunders65SUP 14'18-49Guy
Will Marston66SUP 12'6"U17Guy
Patrick Kent67SUP 12'6"50+Guy
Bruce Day71SUP 14'50+Guy
Darren Mcbee77SUP 12'6"18-49Guy
Roddy Medders79SUP 14'18-49Guy
Brett Pierce83SUP 12'6"18-49Guy
Mark Athanacio84SUP 12'6"18-49Guy
Perry Johnson90SUP 12'6"50+Guy
Jesse Kautz96SUP 14'18-49Guy
David Dean103SUP 14'50+Guy
Milla Navarro104SUP 12'6"U17Girl
Nannette Prevost106SUP 12'6"18-49Girl
Barrett Hoard107SUP 14'18-49Guy
Jennifer Hoard108SUP 12'6"18-49Girl
Evey Hammond115SUP 12'6"18-49Girl
Matt Arensman118SUP 14'18-49Guy
Andres Pombo125SUP 12'6"18-49Guy
Todd Hultgren129SUP 14'18-49Guy
Ralf Steitz130SUP 14'50+Guy
Giorgio Gomez132SUP 12'6"18-49Guy
Nessa Brunton134SUP 12'6"50+Girl
Marc Kron135SUP 14'50+Guy
Austin Grippo137SUP 14'18-49Guy
Dennis Navarrete138SUP 12'6"18-49Guy
Will Compton139SUP 12'6"50+Guy
Carmine Pici140SUP 14'50+Guy
Elizabeth Morse141SUP 12'6"18-49Girl
Dave Jalving143SUP 14'18-49Guy
James Mcdougall145SUP 12'6"50+Guy
Helga Goebel146SUP 12'6"18-49Girl
Jason Meehan147SUP 12'6"18-49Guy
Shay Spoonmore1SUP Surfboard18-49Guy
Rob Wagner3SUP 12'6"18-49Guy
Joe Pavliga4SUP 14'18-49Guy
James Williamson5SUP Surfboard18-49Guy
Jared Hamilton6SUP 14'18-49Guy
Dave Krumme8SUP 14'18-49Guy
Jennifer Barnes11SUP 14'18-49Girl
Danielle Cimeo13SUP 12'6"18-49Girl
Dave Bennett17SUP Surfboard50+Guy
David Perkowski19SUP Surfboard18-49Guy
Nicholas Roberto20SUP 12'6"18-49Guy
Heather O'neill21SUP 12'6"18-49Girl
Liezl Irisari23SUP 12'6"18-49Girl
Tony Cristofano24SUP 14'18-49Guy
David Loyd25SUP 12'6"18-49Guy
Russell Anderson27SUP 12'6"18-49Guy
Arnold Schmidt28SUP 12'6"50+Guy
Lisa Krumme29SUP 12'6"50+Girl
Ken Ferace30SUP Surfboard18-49Guy
Kate Morey31SUP 12'6"18-49Girl
Steve White34SUP Surfboard50+Guy
Kevin Glatfelter35SUP Surfboard18-49Guy
Gracie Marston36SUP 12'6"U17Girl
Hailey Marston37SUP 12'6"U17Girl
Brian Hovnanian40SUP 14'50+Guy
Brian Johnson41SUP 12'6"18-49Guy
Jewell Demarco43SUP Surfboard18-49Girl
Mia Raffaele45SUP 12'6"U17Girl
Lindsay Debevoise50SUP Surfboard18-49Girl
Lina Bowers52SUP SurfboardU17Girl
Mark Ingemi53SUP 14'18-49Guy
Ashley Marston56SUP 12'6"18-49Girl
Rafael Sanchez58SUP 12'6"50+Guy
Stephanie Davis61SUP 12'6"18-49Girl
Terry Perkins64SUP 14'50+Guy
Steve Wieder68SUP Surfboard50+Guy
Jason Casuga69SUP 12'6"18-49Guy
Shelly Farris70SUP Surfboard50+Girl
Chris Willis72SUP 12'6"18-49Guy
Sam Green73SUP Surfboard50+Guy
Lesz Banham74SUP 12'6"18-49Guy
Stacy Streinz75SUP Surfboard18-49Girl
Tracy Iversen76SUP Surfboard18-49Girl
Jeffrey Hollway78SUP Surfboard50+Guy
Jorge Moral80SUP Surfboard18-49Guy
Tom Rees81SUP Surfboard18-49Guy
Jo Meighan82SUP Surfboard18-49Girl
Don Bickel87SUP Surfboard18-49Guy
Christopher Chudoba88SUP 14'18-49Guy
Steve Fleischer89SUP 14'18-49Guy
Jane Horton91SUP 12'6"18-49Girl
Yensys Loyola92SUP Surfboard18-49Guy
Dylan Geiger94SUP 12'6"U17Guy
Julio Madrid95SUP Surfboard50+Guy
Roman Jasek97SUP 12'6"18-49Guy
Jeff Berry98SUP 14'18-49Guy
Naomi Gutnik99SUP Surfboard18-49Girl
David Ritz100SUP 12'6"18-49Guy
Justin Digiorgio101SUP 14'18-49Guy
Shannon Walaker102SUP Surfboard18-49Girl
Pat Ohara109SUP 12'6"50+Guy
Brian Nash110SUP Surfboard18-49Guy
Patrick Ryskamp111SUP Surfboard18-49Guy
Cade Ryskamp112SUP SurfboardU17Guy
Eric Winsberg113SUP 14'18-49Guy
Marcelo Brasiliano114SUP Surfboard18-49Guy
Anthony Sideris117SUP 12'6"18-49Guy
John Paul119SUP 12'6"50+Guy
Sean Moloney120SUP 12'6"50+Guy
Rich Bruno121SUP Surfboard18-49Guy
Ryan Coxey122SUP Surfboard18-49Guy
Francesca Morrow123SUP 12'6"18-49Girl
Chip Walter126SUP 14'18-49Guy
Daniela Diaz127SUP 12'6"18-49Girl
Luz Jimenez128SUP 12'6"18-49Girl
Jordan Major131SUP 12'6"18-49Guy
Bill Blain133SUP 12'6"50+Guy
Adam Pollock136SUP 14'18-49Guy
Eric Stern142SUP Surfboard18-49Guy
Taylor Jalving144SUP 12'6"U17Girl
Fritz Wermuth148SUP 12'6"18-49Guy
Ricardo Gimon149SUP 12'6"18-49Guy
Mia Raffaele45SUP 12'6"U17Girl
Jason Casuga69SUP 12'6"18-49Guy
Roddy Medders79SUP 14'18-49Guy
Brett Pierce83SUP 12'6"18-49Guy
Mark Athanacio84SUP 12'6"18-49Guy
Jesse Kautz96SUP 14'18-49Guy
Roman Jasek97SUP 12'6"18-49Guy
Jeff Berry98SUP 14'18-49Guy
Naomi Gutnik99SUP 12'6"18-49Girl
David Dean103SUP 14'50+Guy
Milla Navarro104SUP 12'6"U17Girl
Nannette Prevost106SUP 12'6"18-49Girl
Matt Arensman118SUP 14'18-49Guy
Francesca Morrow123SUP 12'6"18-49Girl
Andres Pombo125SUP 12'6"18-49Guy
Chip Walter126SUP 14'18-49Guy
Todd Hultgren129SUP 14'18-49Guy

Results Select an event to view results.

Note: All live times are unadjusted and unofficial.

Directions to Regatta Island: Do Not use address in GPS

From the North: From I-75 take University Parkway, Exit 213, drive WEST on University Parkway approx. 0.3 miles, Turn SOUTH (left) onto North Cattlemen Road (traffic light). Drive Approx. 0.5 miles, following signs and pass through 3 traffic circles. Continue SOUTH on North Cattlemen Road to Regatta Island. Check in Tents will be on the right near the waters edge. Follow Parking Staff instructions. 

From the South: From I-75 take Fruitville Road, Exit 210, drive WEST on Fruitville Road approx. 0.2 miles. Turn NORTH (right) on North Cattlemen Road (traffic light). Drive approx. 2.2 miles to Regatta Island. Check in Tents will be on the left near the waters edge. Follow Parking Staff instructions.

Hotel Accommodations:

Holiday Inn Lakewood Ranch is providing a special rate of $89.00 per night on rooms for Sarasota SUP Race Series participants or spectators. Just mention you are with the Race to receive the discount.

Holiday Inn Lakewood Ranch - (941) 782-4400

6231 Lake Osprey Dr  Sarasota, FL 34240


Parking, Unloading and Loading of SUP Boards:

This Facility is a dream for parking and the unloading and loading of boards. As you enter Regatta Island you will see a large Banquet Tent at the bottom of the hill. Racer check in and the vendor tents are on the west side of this on the waters edge. Just follow Parking Staff Instructions down to the left of the Banquet Tent and you can Park and Unload within 100 feet of the waters edge. It couldn't be more convenient. 


Aug 23, 2014


Sarasota, FL