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2019 Paddle for the Bays RACE Cape Cod

Saturday, September 14, 2019, marks the 9th annual Paddle for the Bays: RACE Cape Cod, a test of speed and endurance for all levels of paddlers on paddleboards and/or kayaks.  One of the most beautiful courses on the East Coast. Organized by and benefiting Barnstable Clean Water Coalition, one of Cape Cod's leading water-quality advocacy groups. Your support will help Barnstable Clean Water Coalition on their mission to restore and preserve clean water in the town of Barnstable.

Beach at Oyster Harbors Club

Beach party with music, food and drink

 

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  • When:   Saturday September 14th from 9am - 3pm
  • Where:   Beach at Oyster Harbors Club, 170 Grand Island Dr, Osterville, MA 02655

For the 2019 Paddle for the Bays: RACE Cape Cod, we are introducing the Paddle Challenge Cup. If your business (or family) wants to participate in the Paddle Challenge Cup, make sure to list your business (or family) name when registering.

Each paddler, volunteer, spectator will get points for participating in this years Paddle race.  The business (or family) with the most points wins.

Paddle Challenge Cup Winner will receive:

  • A traveling trophy cup that you can proudly display at your business until next year's event
  • A special event at Naukabout Brewery for each participant. Each person attending will get one free beer. (This event is for those 21 and over)

Paddle Challenge Cup Points:

  • Paddler (5 mile or 10 mile): 5 points
  • Relay paddler: 2 points
  • Volunteer: 1 point
  • Spectator: 1 point

Individual Racers

All individual racers need to be registered through PaddleGuru.
Register early on PaddleGuru

Relay Teams

Once you have a team ready, register here.

ALL RACERS ARE REQUIRED TO WEAR A PFD DURING THE RACE.

Adults: Early Registration $95, Same Day Registration $110
Youth (under 16): Early Registration $55, Same Day Registration $70

Relay Team (4 person team): Early Registration $240 ($60 per person), Same Day Registration $300 ($75 per person)

A Beach Party Ticket is included for all racers. Beach Party tickets include food/drink. Racers are able to purchase extra tickets for guests who are spectating. Beer tickets will be available for purchase on race day.

Guest Ticket (Adult):  $20
Guest Ticket (Youth):  $10

ALL RACERS ARE REQUIRED TO WEAR A PFD DURING THE RACE.

Consider becoming a fundraiser and help us raise money for clean water.

If you would like to make a donation to our 2019 Paddle for the Bays: RACE Cape Cod campaign, please click here.

If you would like to create a fundraising page, click here and on the top right click on "Become a fundraiser"


If you already created a Fundraising page, you can edit it by going to your fundraising page and at the bottom click "Edit My Page" which will direct you to a login page.

Alternatively, if you have an account but did not bookmark your fundraising page, you can go here to log into your account.  Once logged in, click on "Social Fundraising" from the drop-down menu on the right.

Adult Courses - 5 mile (SUP or kayak) and 10 mile loop (SUP)

Youth Course - approximately 1/4 - 1/2 mile (SUP or kayak)

Racers can also be on a relay team:

Relay (SUP) Course - 4 person team - 1 board (Surf/SUP under 12') per team - each team member does one loop of youth course

ALL RACERS ARE REQUIRED TO WEAR A PFD DURING THE RACE.

One loop of course is 5 miles

Youth course will be a shorter course along beach

ALL RACERS ARE REQUIRED TO WEAR A PFD DURING THE RACE.

Saturday, September 14th

7:00 AM:     Registration
8:15 AM:     Mandatory Safety Meeting for all racers

8:45 AM:  Youth Course Start
9:00 AM:  10 Mile Course Start
9:10 AM:  5 Mile Course Start

11:00 AM:   Relay Course Start

12:00 PM:   Awards

Beach Party until 3 PM

*All times are subject to change

ALL RACERS ARE REQUIRED TO WEAR A PFD DURING THE RACE.

  • Prizes to the top 3 finishers in each category
  • Prize for top individual fundraiser
  • Relay Team Top Prize Package
    • Your relay team has one of three chances to win the Relay Top Prize Package. Teams winning the relay race, the best costume, and top fundraising team will be entered into a drawing to win the top prize package.

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

  • Only logo featured on each racer's bib
  • 4 person relay team ($240 value, equipment included)
  • Prominent logo on back of race shirts and race banner
  • Logo on BCWC website, in email blasts and social media posts
  • 10 tickets to Beach Party for co-workers/friends/family
  • 4 person relay team ($240 value, equipment included)
  • Prominent logo on back of race shirts and race banner
  • Logo on BCWC website, in email blasts and social media posts
  • 8 tickets to Beach Party for co-workers/friends/family
  • Logo on back of race shirts and race banner
  • Logo on BCWC website, in email blasts and social media posts
  • 6 tickets to Beach Party for co-workers/friends/family
  • Logo on back of race shirts and race banner
  • Logo on BCWC website, in email blasts and social media posts
  • 4 tickets to Beach Party for co-workers/friends/family

If you are interested in being a sponsor, fill in the information on the sponsorship form and return it to BCWC.

Sponsorship Deadline is Monday August 19th.

A Special Thanks to our 2019 Sponsors

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Barnstable Clean Water Coalition