The Back of Beyond Stand Up Paddle Race will be held just outside of Moab on Friday, May 9th, 2015!
A Great Way to Spend a Friday
Planning on a trip in early May? Moab’s the place to be. Especially if you’re a fan of Stand Up Paddle Boarding. On what promises to be a glorious Friday in Southern Utah, May 9th, one of the year’s most fun filled and liveliest events takes place just 29 miles from downtown Moab. Back of Beyond is hosting their annual Stand Up Paddle Boarding Race down the mighty Colorado River. Register to compete or just come and join the fun at the finish line where you’ll be treated to the mellifluous melodies of Moab’s own Gigi Love.
The race begins at Dewey Bridge, approx. 27 miles up highway 128 from Moab. The race will finish about 7 miles down the river at Hiddle Bottom Campground. There will be both open and elite class events so don’t be afraid to try something new, competitive, and exhilarating. Tickets are available to purchase on line through this link.. The cost before May 7th will be:
Children – $25.00
Open Men and Women – $45.00
Elite Men and Women – $55.00
The city of Moab has plenty of lodging, eateries, shops, breweries and a spectacular night life. Plan some extra time to walk around and take it all in. Remember you’re going to Moab so bring your outdoor gear and the family if it’s time for that vacation. For more information on Back of Beyond SUP Race click on this link. For reliable tourist information on the city of Moab, Utah click this link.