Southside Outside Paddle & Music Festival

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SUP3Rivers - An Urban SUP Outfitter is pleased to announce and to present SouthSide OutSide Paddle & Music Festival, coming to SouthSide Riverfront Park this labor day weekend. The event will be part family-fun festival, part stand up paddle boarding and trail based competition highlighting the Three Rivers Heritage Trail and Three Rivers Water Trail. Save the date - Saturday, September 5, 2015! course map, festival location and additional info link.

Event highlights:

  • 10K SUP3 Rivers Challenge - Kayaks and Stand Up Paddle Board completion race from the Birmingham Bridge to the Clemente Bridge and back. 8 am
  • Hot Metal Splash - A family friendly 1/2 mile timed stand up paddle. 11 am to 4 pm
  • 1 mile SUP-PUP Doggie paddle. 9 am
  • All day festival featuring Live Music, Hourly Give-Aways, local food vendors and family-friendly outdoor related activities right in South Side River Front Park! (Bike Runs, Land Paddling, Yoga, Competitor's Lounge Area and Beer Tent)
  • Cool Swag -- All Paddlers receive a $20 Geckobrands Dry Bag, Participation Idle, VIP After Party Pass, Drink Tickets (Soda or Corona), access to Paddlers Shack, Music & Beer Tent. (must be 21 for Beer tent)

  • "We are excited to be hosting this event and partnering with our sponsors Pacifico Clara and Corona, Geckobrands, Kahuna Creations and Fitness Onboard" on a family-friendly festival and races that will highlight our riverfront and water trails, said Matthew Rumbaugh, Owner SUP3Rivers Urban Outfitter."

    A portion of the proceeds and donations will go to Friends of the Riverfront and Baily's Benefit for the National Cancer Canine Foundation.

    More information about SUP3Rivers can be found at, on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and SUP3Rivers Meet-up, or by calling 412.425.7676. Check out our SUP3Rivers Pirates 365 segment at

    SUP3Rivers is excited to host this event and partner with our sponsors, Pacifico Clara and Corona, Geckobrands, Kahuna Creations and Fitness Onboard. This event will give families and friends the opportunity to experience the many activities that are possible on the Rivers and Trails in Pittsburgh, and it will highlight Southside Riverfront Park and all the local businesses in our area.

    Registration for Southside Outside will open in March. Sponsorship opportunities are available. For more information about the event, sponsorships and registration, please visit A portion of the proceeds from the event will support the Friends of the Riverfront and Baileys benefit event for the National Canine Cancer Foundation.

    SUP3Rivers 10K Paddle Challenge  -- 8 am - 11 am 

    • Stand Up Paddle Board & Kayak Adventure 
    • Southside Riverfront Park to the Point and Back. (SUP, Kayak , Pedal and Land Paddle)
    • $40.00 Registration Fee – Race time/Date: TBD
    • Family/Friends can cheer & support by walking/riding/staging along the Heritage Trail, Smithfield Street Bridge, Mon Wharf and Point State Park

    *Adventure format, rules and the course will be simple, allowing them to be easily understood by everyone. Paddlers will be organized in pool format to enable a fast turnaround.

    Hot Metal Family Fun Splash  -- 11 am - 4 pm

    • .5 Mile Novice SUP Southside River Front Park
    • SUP1 Concept – Board and Complete Gear provided keeping all racers with same gear/board.
    • $30.00 Registration Fee – 

    *Race format, rules and the course will be short and simple, allowing them to be easily understood by everyone.  Races will be organized in pool format to enable a fast turn around of heats and give riders the chance of Paddling more than once.

    South Side Riverfront Park & Heritage Trail Activities 11 am - 4 pm

    SUP Demos – SUP3Yoga – Kids Yoga -- Walking/Running – Long Boarding – Skate Boarding – Biking –Live Music – Food Vendors – Outfitters – Local Small Business Expo ( Family Festival ) 

    Event Entries Click on an event to see who entered.

    Christopher Kaufman1SUP 12'6"18-49Guy
    Bill Mcelhany2SUP 12'6"50+Guy
    Lance Proctor3SUP 14'50+Guy
    Chris Huffman4SUP 14'50+Guy
    Ty Musser5SUP 14'18-49Guy
    Michael Sweeny6SUP Unlimited50+Guy

    Results Select an event to view results.

    Note: All live times are unadjusted and unofficial.

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    South Side River Front Park18th and Carson St.
    PittsburghPA 15203


    Sep 5, 2015


    Pitts, PA