SUmmer Race Series

Our Summer Race Series are fun! Each year we work with a variety of organizations to bring you the best races of the year in Northern California. These races are designed to be inclusive for everyone. Adults, kids, and families are all welcome! Paddleboards, kayaks, canoes, surfskis, and outriggers are all welcome! We provide board and transportation support for those who want to join these races. See you at the start line!


  • 5/24/2019 to 5/26/2019 - Cali River Quest

  • 6/1/2019 - Glidezilla

  • 6/22/2019 - Encinal Yacht Club Fun Race

  • 6/29/2019 - Mike’s Paddle Race

  • 7/26/2019 to 7/28/2019 - PaddleSplash Sacramento

  • 9/14/2019 to 9/15/2019 - PaddleSplash Alameda

  • 9/29/2019 - Battle of the Bay

  • 10/19/2019 to 10/20/2019 - Seatrek Regatta

Race Info

Race Registration:

1.5 Mile Fun Course $30 pre-registration, $45 on race day.

4 Mile Technical Course $30 pre-registration, $45 on race day.

6 Mile Long Course $40 pre-registration, $55 on race day.

1.5 Mile Fun Course for kids (equipment included) $10 pre-registaration, $30 on race day. 

Board Rentals:

Race day board rentals are $40 for basic boards, $60 for premium boards and $10 for kids under 14. You're welcome to paddle before and after the race. Board  rentals include board, lifejacket, leash and paddle. Please reserve your board before the race as we may not have what you want on the day of the race. Contact or call 415-295-2925.

Race Day Information:

8am - 9am Registration

Parking: Please see parking maps below.

Check-in: Please check in at the registration desk. If the race is at Mike's Paddle, register at the shop. If the race is at Encinal Beach, look for us at the picnic tables by the beach. 

9:30am Distance Race Start

Group 1: 6 mile - Long Distance

Group 2: 4 mile - Technical Distance 

Group 3: 1.5 mile - Fun Race! Short Distance - Great for beginners and kids/parents!

11:00am Spring Races Start

@ Encinal Beach only 500 meters and 1000 meters with one buoy turn. 

Race Categories

By Age: Under 18, 18 to 49 and Masters 50+.

By Craft: SUP 12'6, SUP 14, Kayak (sit inside), Kayak (sit on top), Double Sea Kayak, Surfski, Double Surfski, OC1, OC2, OC6

12:00pm Lunch and Awards

Parking Maps

Mike's Paddle New Location

May 19, 2018 Just Down the Street!

Encinal Beach Location

June to October Races

1.5 Fun Course (Beginners and Kids)

Mike's Paddle Location

Encinal Beach Location

4 Mile Technical Course

Mike's Paddle Location

Encinal Beach Location

6 Mile Long Course Map

Mike's Paddle Location

Encinal Beach Location