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9:30 Racer Meeting
9:45 Charles Island Challenge ELITE Race 5 miles
9:55 Land Ho! REC Race 2.5 miles
1:00 PM Arrr Matey! YOUTH Race < .5 mile 1:15-3 Dragon Board Races Begin! Two teams at a time compete against each other until champion. All ages, genders (Day of Registration available) Dragon boards are provided for race use SURFRIDER INTERNATIONAL SURFING DAY ACTIVITIES: 8:00 SUP Yoga with A Breath of Calm Yoga 8:00 Yoga on the Beach with Bend Yoga 10-2 Wellness Tent: Free massages and readings throughout the day provided by Bend Yoga and Wellness 10:00-4:00 Live Music Dancing Free kayaking and paddleboarding Food Trucks DJ Brian Smith 1:00 PM Kaiholunuie Polynesian Dance Company takes you on a tour of the Polynesian islands through interactive dance and song (Don't miss!) Kids Craft tent all day Volleyball Can Jam Demos All Day Food Trucks all day Raffles & Giveaways Vendors and Sponsor Tents BONFIRE AND DRUM CIRCLE AT 7PM!!! THREE RACES: The Elite-5 Miles: The Charles Island Challenge (trophy/medals for winners)
The Recreational– 2.25 Miles: Land Ho! (Trophy or Medals for winners)
The Youth– .5 Mile: Arrr Matey! (Trophy or Medals for winners)
Dragon World Series 4 Man teams paddle race in heats until winner- all ages/all levels
Elite and Rec 2017 possible Race Courses:
Live Music: Live music, Kaiholounie Polynesian Dancing with audience interaction and instruction, Activities, vendor tents, Food Trucks, Giveaways, Raffles, Free Surf, SUP, & Kayak Demos, Yoga on the beach, Yoga on the paddleboard and MORE!!! Don’t miss this fabulous Race and Community Beach Party! Ending with a beach bonfire starting at 7PM!
Register on Paddle Guru!
HOTELS & CAMPING:
Homewood Suites by Hilton is conveniently located in Stratford, CT (between Soundsurfer’s Bridgeport location and Surfrider’s Milford location). A great deal at $99!
*Studio Suite with full kitchen and Pull out sofa-bed
*Complimentary Suite Start Hot Breakfast Buffet*
*Indoor Pool* *Fitness Center 24/7*
For more information & Reservations contact:
6905 Main St. Stratford- Rt.15 Merritt Pkwy exit 53
Directly across the street from Sikorsky Aircraft
Springhill Suites (Milford CT) for 109 per night which includes hot breakfast, hi speed internet, fitness center and pool. All rooms are or will be newly renovated by June but please note the lobby area may be under renovation during this week. Please book rooms in advance as the rate is locked until June 1 and will then be released. Rooms are available for the 17 and the 18th in the event you will be attending both the Soundsurfer and Surfrider events. Doubles or Kings available. Enjoy your stay!
Camping at the race site is available. Walnut Beach parking lot is available for campers and there is a grassy area for tents. There will be a port-o-let available for campers use but no showers.
We couldn’t do it without all our sponsors and volunteers! Thank you!!!
Whole Foods Market of Milford
Guilford Savings Bank
Seaside Wine & Spirits
True Health Chiropractic
Jr. Womens Club of Milford
The Adventure Park @ Discovery Museum
Coastal CT SUP
Stop & Shop
A Breath of Calm Yoga
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