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Lexington Huron Paddlefest 2020
August 29, 2020 @ 12:00 am - August 30, 2020 @ 12:00 am EDT
~Lexington Huron Paddlefest July 27th 2019 Details~ Where:Lexington, MI Link to Race Area on Google Maps: https://goo.gl/maps/jxQBWCZCfk12 Vessel Dropoff: Friday PM Dropoff: There will be limited room for pre-day drop off on the evening of July 26th from 6pm-8pm @ 5591 Old Orchard Bluff Rd. https://goo.gl/maps/3NXESjPJDnySaturday AM Dropoff: Racers can drop their vessels off at the Race Area (see above) starting 7:00am. There are two ways you can access the race area. 1) Lake Street (https://goo.gl/maps/zAA3tcVom272): You will drive to the end of Lake St. and will see a bluff down to the Start/Finish Line where you will drop your vessel off. 2) DNR Launch (https://goo.gl/maps/juVoUYSxVfA2): You can also drop boards via the DNR launch, if there is parking available. You will need to walk to the Start/Finish line via an open in the fence by the shoreline.
Parking: We have obtained permission to have dedicated overflow parking at Meyer Elementary (the parking area is accessible via Boyton St: https://goo.gl/maps/VnZGvz73WQE2). Once your drop your vessel off at the above-mentioned location, park your vehicle at Meyer Elementary and it is only a 5min walk back to the race location.
Timeline: Last Day for Paddle Guru Signup: Friday, July 26 Last Chance to Register: 6:30am – 8:30am, Race Day, Saturday, July 27Pre-Day Vessel Drop off: Friday, July 26, 6pm-8pm Race Day Drop off: Saturday, July 27, starting at 7:00am
Race Times: 9am – 6 Mile SUP Race 11am – 2 Mile SUP Race 12:30pm – SUP Relay Race ** Award Ceremony at the Windjammer Restaurant immediately following
Paddle for ParkinsonsHelp GLS support the National Parkinsons Foundation in bringing awareness and funds to help beat Parkinsons, which has hit us so close to home. Asking for donations to participate in the Rely or just to donate to a great cause! DONATE at:https://www.parkinson.org/understanding-parkinsons/what-is-parkinsons
Cost: 6 Mile Race: $302 Mile Race $20Relay Race: $Donation
Participant Requirements: • All participants must have a PFD to race; NO EXCEPTIONS! Leashes are optional but highly recommended. Race Course: • The race course will be announced on the day of the race, accommodating the race conditions that good ol’ Lake Huron presents. • The Windjammer Restaurant (https://goo.gl/maps/jdJua9orzFD2) will be hosting our Award Ceremony and After party starting at 2:00pm. The Windjammer is located at the foot of Lexington Harbor, walking distance from the beach. Check out the Facebook page: https:// www.facebook.com/thewindjammer.lexington.mi/?fref=ts
Where to Stay:Camp a few miles from the race at:http://www.sanilaccountyparks.com/lexington-park/or check out hotels in Port Huron.