The 9th Annual Smith Mountain Lake Paddling Race will be held Saturday, September 11th from 10:00 am - 12:00 am at Smith Mountain Lake Community Park in Franklin County, Virginia. Awards onsite after race.
If you like to SUP, Surfski or RowShell, you need to come and try this 2.5, 5 or 7.5 mile course on Smith Mountain Lake. All ages are welcome to compete in the race.
Mountain 2 Island Paddleboards, Kayaks & Boat Rentals will be available to rent SUP’s for racers who may prefer a different board.
The category specific running start begins on the sandy community park beach. Racers will paddle to and around a small island for a route approximately 2.5, 5, and 7.5 miles in length. Surfski's and Row Shells will paddle 5 or 7.5 miles.
Due to COVID-19 we will not be having a off site meal. Awards will be given onsite.
Race begins at 10:00 am. Day of registration begins at 8:30 am. $30.00 pre pay/registration or $40.00 day of pay/registration please pay with cash or check. All pre-registered participants get a shirt.