2017 Lake Tahoe SUP Events

Join the Tahoe paddle community along the Water Trail at these SUP events.

May 27:
Donner Lake SUP Race
The first in the O’Neill SUP & Paddleboard race series. The seven mile course is open to all ages and abilities.

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South Tahoe Standup Paddle Wednesday Night SUP Races

June 10:
Thunderbird Run

Starts at Sand Harbor State Beach. 8 Miles open to all ages and abilities

June 11:
Big Blue Waterman’s Challenge

Paddle, Swim, Run. Designed for beginners as well as seasoned athletes.


July 15: 
 Waterman’s Paddle Jam

Carnelian Bay – The second in the O’Neill Tahoe Cup Race Series. 6 mile SUP & Paddleboard race.

August 12:
Ta-Hoe Nalu SUP Race

Kings Beach – The longest running, largest SUP, prone paddleboard and OC-1 race series in the country.

September 10-11:
Tahoe Vista Paddlefest & Tahoe Fall Classic SUP & Paddleboard Race
– El Dorado Beach to Tahoe Vista

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

Fall 2017
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