Sun, Sep 25|
Austin Rowing Dock
ATX Paddle Dash
Time & Location
Sep 25, 2022, 7:00 AM
Austin Rowing Dock, 2418 Stratford Dr, Austin, TX 78746, USA
About the event
Calling outdoors enthusiasts and the outdoor-curious, alike! Join in on Austin's newest tradition – The ATX Paddle Dash, a first-of-its-kind kayak race on Lady Bird Lake, followed by a social hour, with food and drinks provided. All proceeds from this event will support Explore Austin and its mission of empowering youth through leadership, mentoring, and outdoor adventure.
Register and get more information at the website: https://www.rowingdock.com/atx-paddle-dash/COMPETITIVE DIVISION (3.5 MILES)
The race begins at 7:00am. At 3.5 miles roundtrip, this heat is for racers who have experience with kayak races, and are interested in a highly competitive style format (route map). Racers in this division will be responsible for bringing their own boats! Note, if you are interested in participating in this division but you do not have your own boat, you can use a Rowing Dock vessel, but would be at a disadvantage. Reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org if this is something you're interested in.OPEN DIVISION (2 MILES)
The race begins at 8:30am for double kayakers and 9:00am for single kayakers. At two miles roundtrip, this heat is great for individuals and families of all experience levels who are interested in a fun challenge! Participants will have the option to race in a single kayak which seats 1 or a double kayak, which seats 2 (route map). The watercraft, life jacket(s) and paddles will be provided by Rowing Dock.KIDS DIVISION (1 MILE)
The race begins at 11am. At one mile roundtrip, this heat is for Austin's youth, ages 8 - 12. Participants will have the option to race in a single kayak which seats 1 or a double kayak which seats 2 (route map). The watercraft, life jacket(s) and paddles will be provided by Rowing Dock.GENERAL ADMISSION
This ticket item is for families who would like to participate in the overall ATX Paddle Dash experience. Participants will be able to enjoy food and refreshments on-site, as well as be able to paddle on the water. The experience begins at 11am and ends at 1pm.