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World’s longest inland paddleboard race set For Lake Tahoe

World’s longest inland paddleboard race set For Lake Tahoe

The world’s longest inland paddleboard race is on tap as part of the second annual “Tahoe Vista Paddlefest” September 8 – 10, 2017. It’s the finale of the Tahoe Cup Paddle Racing Series wrapped with family-focused events, music, and many more health and wellness activities at Mourelatos Lakeshore Resort in Tahoe Vista, CA.
The schedule includes “Women on Water” on September 8, “The Butterfly Effect” on September 9, and the finale of “Tahoe Vista Paddlefest” on September 10 with the 22-mile long “Fall Classic” paddleboard race followed by beachfront festivities.

The festival starts on Friday, September 8 with “Women on Water.” The full day of activities will include a variety of in-depth woman-focused paddleboard clinics to build skills and personal confidence. The Project is open to all ages and paddleboard abilities.

Complementing this celebration of enjoying and living a healthy lifestyle, the festival will also host “The Butterfly Effect,” which is set for Saturday, September 9th with paddleboard events, SUP Yoga, and wellness seminars to benefit Boarding for Breast Cancer.

The Butterfly Effect schedule also includes a community beach clean-up to spread awareness of protecting playgrounds and keeping Lake Tahoe blue.

On Sunday, September 10th, over 150 men and women paddlers from all over the world will participate in the “Fall Classic” which is the finale of the Tahoe Cup Paddle Racing Series and the highlight of the festival. This is the longest inland paddleboard race in the world that will begin on the south end of Lake Tahoe and extend 22 miles to the finish line at Mourelatos Lakeshore Resort on the Lake’s North Shore in Tahoe Vista, CA.

Sunday’s festivities at the Resort also include an Awards Ceremony, family-focused paddleboard races, beach festivities, local vendors, live music and local food truck cuisine.

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