09/11/2016 - 8:00am
LAKE TAHOE, California – The Tahoe Cup Paddle Racing Series finale the ‘Tahoe Fall Classic’, a 22-mile paddling race and the longest inland distance paddleboard race in the world, will take place at Lake Tahoe on Sunday, September 11, 2016.
The third and final race of the Tahoe Cup series, The Fall Classic will host over 150 men and women paddlers from all over the world.
The cross-lake race starts at 8am from El Dorado Beach in South Lake Tahoe. Competitors will paddle 22 miles across Lake Tahoe to the finish at Mourelatos Lakeshore Resort, Tahoe Vista, North Lake Tahoe.
- 22 Miler Race – On-line registration is $80. Race day registration is $100 starts 6:45am (cash or check only) *Includes luau lunch
- 3 mile Race – This race is approved for all ability levels, starting and finishing at Mourelatos Lakeshore Resort. Register at the beach the morning of Sunday, September 11, 2016 for $60. 10:15 am race start.*includes luau lunch
- Kids Paddleboard Race – For kids ages 1-11, starting and finishing at Mourelatos Lakeshore Resort. Register at the beach the morning of Saturday, September 10, 2016 for $15. 11:00 am race start. *includes awards
For registration and more information, visit Eventbrite here.
The 2016 Tahoe Fall Classic race is open to all paddling craft, advanced recreational paddlers and elite class SUP participants. *The 22 mile race is not recommended for beginners.
*Prone paddlers have an additional incentive in the cross-lake event. The first prone paddleboard to cross the finish line in Kings Beach will win $300 cash, the second $200, and the third across will win $100.
All participants need to provide their own equipment (including a personal floatation device (PFD). Participants under 18 years of age need to have a release of liability signed by a parent or legal guardian. *Participants 18 and under need to provide their own safety boat for the 22 mile race.
Following the race a Hawaiian style kalua-pork lunch, prepared by Moe’s Original BBQ, will be provided to the long and short course participants. Spectators are welcome.
The Tahoe Cup ‘Fall Classic Paddle Race’ is excited to be part of the first annual TAHOE VISTA PADDLEFEST, a 2 day beach event, September 10-11, 2016 at Mourelatos Lakeshore Resort, Tahoe Vista. Click here for event activities and lodging specials.