Paddlers to Race 12 Miles Around Key West in 25th Annual Paddle Classic
August 16, 2022 • KW Tourist
The 25th annual Key West Paddle Classic is just around the corner, and paddlers from all around the continental United States are gearing up to take on the challenge. The 12-mile race around Key West is open to paddlers of all experience levels, and there are divisions for both individuals and teams. This year's event is sure to be a great one, so read on for more information about the race and how to sign up.
The Key West Paddle Classic is a World Paddle Association national points event, and it is presented by the Florida Keys' adventure tour company Lazy Dog. The race will take place on Saturday, October 1, and participants will have the chance to paddle around Key West, one of the most beautiful islands in the world. The course takes competitors past island landmarks such as the Southernmost Point marker, Fort Zachary Taylor Historic State Park, and Mallory Square, and the finish line is at Higgs Beach.
If you're interested in competing in the Key West Paddle Classic, you can find more information on the race website. Entry fees for the race start at $85 for individual participants, and team entry fees range from $160 to $360, depending on the size of the team. You can also find information about the race on the Lazy Dog website.
So, whether you're a seasoned paddler or you're just getting started, be sure to sign up for the Key West Paddle Classic. It's sure to be a great event, and you'll have the chance to explore one of the most beautiful islands in the world.
Event details and registration: paddleguru.com/races/KeyWestPaddleClassic2022
This article written in part with OpenAI’s GPT-3.