Lifeguard Dory Race
Saturday, June 7, 2014 at 8:00 AM (PDT)
PRE-REGISTRATION WILL CLOSE ON FRIDAY, JUNE 6TH AT 12:00PM.
RACE DAY REGISTRATION OPENS SATURDAY, JUNE 7TH AT 6:45AM
LIFEGAURD DORY RACE
For the dory competition, area lifeguards will row 2-person rescue boats in both a 1 Mile Sprint and a crowd-pleasing 3 Lap Race through the surf zone.
This event is part of the race series put on by the National Doryman’s Association.
Saturday, June 7, 2014
Race Schedule (Abbreviated, please view full schedule online)
6:45 - Race Registration opens
8:00 - One Mile Ocean Swim
8:30 - Elite and Long Course Mandatory Race Briefing
8:45 - Dory Race – One Mile Sprint
8:45 - Competitor Group Photo #1
9:15 - Paddleboard & SUP 5.5 Long Course and Elite Race
9:25 - Juniors 250m Swim
9:30 - Museum Opens
10:00 - Kids 1k Sprint
10:00 - Beer Garden and Rum Lounge Open
10:30 - Kids Beach Events Start
11:00 - Run-Swim-Run
11:40 - 3 Lap Dory Surf Race
11:45 - Fun Paddle Mandatory Meeting
12:00 - Paddleboard & SUP Two Mile Fun Paddle
1:15 - Paddle Cross Mandatory Race Briefing
1:30 - Tommy Bahama Paddle Cross Race
2:00 - Youth Soft-Top Surfboard Race
3:00 - Youth SUP Race
* All times subject to change.
On the pier deck, manufacturers will show off the latest in paddleboards, accessories and clothing. An awards ceremony will follow the completion of the races for the top finishers in each of the paddleboard divisions and the dory races.
All races start and finish on the sand immediately south of the pier. The standup paddle and traditional or prone paddleboard races feature a 5.5 mile long course and 2 mile "fun paddle," both of which take paddlers around the historic Santa Monica Pier and hug the coast. The Tommy Bahama SUP and Paddleboard Knockout Race is an onshore 500 meter race, with winners going on to the next round.
The Tommy Bahama Paddleboard Race & Ocean Festival at the Santa Monica Pier on June 6th, 2015 is an annual all-day, family friendly celebration of decades of surf, paddleboard and lifeguard history. Tommy Bahama Paddleboard Race & Ocean Festival benefits Heal the Bay, the Santa Monica Pier Aquarium and its public marine education facility. Heal the Bay will receive a portion of net proceeds from the event. Partake in the kids beach, ocean, waterway stewardship and trivia contests.
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