Tom's River Paddle Race 2017

45th Annual Toms River Paddle Race
Sunday, August 27, 2017
Proud to be part of the Mid-Atlantic Surfski Series. Races consist of an 8.5 mile down river and a 4 and 6 mile open water race. The Open Water event begins with a group start and follows a 2 mile loop east of Huddy Park in a sheltered bay. The open water classes include recreational and touring kayaks, surfski, outrigger canoe, and SUPs. New this year Life Guard closed hull rowboats! Racers will compete in 4 or 6 miles distances. Winning times range from 15 minutes for the 4 mile and 1 hour plus for the 6 mile.  The Down River race is 8.5 miles and held on the Toms River from Riverwood Park to Huddy Park in the center of Toms River, NJ. The course is 85% slow moving water with many turns. Solo and tandem canoes and kayaks and our new Youth Fun Race are typical river racers. As always free transportation for you and your boat to the start. Winning times range from 1 hour 20 minutes to 2 hours 30 minutes. New this year a Youth Fun Race! Shorter 4.5 mile course for 16 yr. olds and younger. Scout leaders and or parents responsible for transportation to the start. Class winners receive our famous wooden  paddle trophy for 1st place, 2nd and 3rd place receive a race medal. A minimum of two paddlers required in class for awards. FREE T SHIRT TO THE FIRST 40 RACERS REGISTERED!
For your safety PFD's are required. If crossing the finish line without a PFD you will not be scored. You should also have appropriate foot wear. Come paddle with us for safe fun day on the water.

8AM- Registration opens- racers should check in and register if not pre registered. Also pick up number, sign waiver and get t-shirt if with in first 40 registered. 

8:30AM- Down River Race shuttles start and continue every 45 minutes there after. Your shuttle time will be confirmed via e-mail. ALL RACERS MUST HAVE A P.F.D.

10AM- The 4 mile Open Water race begins, please arrive at least 30 minutes prior. ALL RACERS MUST HAVE A P.F.D.

11AM- The 6 mile Open Water race begins, please arrive at least 30 minutes prior. ALL RACERS MUST HAVE A P.F.D.

12PM- Lunch provided by the Girl Scouts of Ocean County.

1:30PM- Awards ceremony.


Event Entries Click on an event to see who entered.

NameNumberCraftAgeGender
Paul Eschbach5Surfski SingleOpen (All Ages)All
NameNumberCraftAgeGender
Denny Newborn4KayakOpen (All Ages)Guy
NameNumberCraftAgeGender
Fred Linkhart2KayakMasters 40+Guy
NameNumberCraftAgeGender
Mark Lacey1SUP 14' & UnlimitedAllGuy
Andrew Geres3SUP 14' & UnlimitedAllGuy
Hugh Brooks7SUP 14' & UnlimitedAllGuy
NameNumberCraftAgeGender
Rich Schlatter, John Fox6Rowing Racing DoubleAllGuy

Results Select an event to view results.

Note: All live times are unadjusted and unofficial.


All racers meet at the Toms River Bridge parking lot located at Irons Street (Rt 166) and State Highway 527, Toms River, NJ.   From the Garden State Parkway Exit 81 take West Water Street (Rt 527) east to the 3rd street on Right- Irons Street, turn right and parking lot is on the left.                                                 

When:

Aug 27, 2017

Where:

Toms River, NJ