Golden Isles SUP Classic, St. Simons Island, GA this weekend
The Recreational 3-mile course will include 12'5 and under Surf /Stock Boards, 12'6" Race/Touring Boards and 14' Race/Touring and will have two divisions: Men's and Wahine.
Four age divisions for the recreational class:
14 - 34
35 - 49
50 - 65
The Elite 7-mile competition course will have 3 divisions in Mens and Wahine: 12'6 and under Surf/Stock, 12'6" Race/Touring, 14' & + Race/Touring. Prizes to the winners of the Open divisions 1st through 3rd place.
Trophies will be awarded to both Men & Wahine all divisions, 1st through 3rd place.
Three age divisions for Elite:
14 - 49
50 - 65
Youth race 13 years old or less.
(*No Fee if parent was registered as racing participant in the event.)
Race entry fee includes free ticket to the McGladrey Classic official PGA Tour Event, 1 raffle ticket, t-shirt and lunch.
The start and finish gate will be located at the main beach area (in front of Saint Simons Surf Sailors Facility) on Each Beach. This will be a beach start out to a buoy located 50 yards from the beach then turn south and run just off the beach around the island (see photo inset) and then around the electrical tower in front of the Seaside Golf Course and back to the finish gate.
The recreational race will utilize the same start down the beach around a buoy and then to another buoy just above the start gate. The entire race will be inside the sandbar.