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Big Ole SUP-athon
July 14, 2018
An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until July 14, 2018
The Big Ole SUPathon is a charitable paddleboard / canoe / kayak festival promoting paddling on Alexandria’s Chain of Lakes and the Long Prairie River. The BOS offers something for everyone, with multi-lake courses of 6, 12 or 26 mi, and river courses of 8 & 10 mi. The BOS kicks off at 7AM on Friday, July 13th with our signature event – the 26 mi Big Ole SUPathon! The 12 mi SVEN begins at 10AM, the 6 mi LENA begins at 12PM and all courses are supported by staff with snacks and water. Medals are awarded to the top 3 Men’s & Women’s finishers for each course at 4:30PM at Bugaboo Bay, followed by a celebratory dinner and the United Way charity raffle. The family-friendly Long Prairie River Cruise is on Saturday, July 14th in Carlos. The 10 mi course starts at 9AM and the 8 mi course at 10AM, followed by a foodtruck lunch and awards at the Hwy 29 river access. Please see the BOS’s PaddleGuru page for detailed information and registration.
Friday, July 13th, 2018
7 AM 26 mi BIG OLE SUPathon
10 AM 12 mi SVEN
12 PM 6 mi LENA
4 – 6 PM Dinner, Award Show & Charity Raffle @ Bugaboo Bay (2800 N. Nokomis, 53608)
Saturday, July 14th
1 – 4 PM Post-LPRC Party @ River Access (4451 S Riverview Dr NE, 56319)