A Flat water Race for Chronic Stand Up Paddlers

The Lake Mary Jane Paddle Race is Orlando’s Largest SUP Race for Chronic Paddlers building and connecting the paddle community with a fun and charitable event for all experience and competitive levels, ages and paddle craft. The race is a spectator and family friendly event that includes a DJ, food trucks, lawn games, playground, floating island, raffle and more! Lake Mary Jane Paddle Race is the final race in the Fastest In Florida Points Series! 

 
 

Race Details

 

Paddle Craft

All paddle craft welcome!

Stand Up Paddleboard, Paddleboards, Kayak, Canoe, Outrigger, Surf Ski, K1, etc.

All may race for time with awards based on participation (at least 5 participants registered in each class).

Date

Saturday, September 24, 2016
(See below for full race day schedule)

Location

Isle of Pines Association Park
13694 Lake Mary Jane Rd
Orlando, FL 32832
Google Map

When turning Left on Lake Mary Jane Rd from Moss Park Rd, the park will be 3mi down on the right (just after Flo Rd. on the left & just before Nell Dr.) – marked by vertical flags and sign.

Registration Fees & Rentals

1, 3 or 6 mile Courses
$50 before Aug. 24
$55 through Sept. 23

Double Whammy Prize Money
(1/3/6mi + Drag Race Sprint)
$20 additional fee

Race-Day Entry
$10 additional fee

Day of registration is ONLINE and with credit card ONLY via the registration links below using your home computer, mobile device, or on-site iPads.

SUP Rentals
$20 each for prepaid rentals.
$30 each for day of. (First come, first serve) 

To reserve a rental SUP (displacement and planing boards available) please contact Jessica Cichra: Jessica@WaveOfWellness.net, or text 407-900-8348.

 
 

Register Now

Click below to register for your the 5th Annual Lake Mary Jane Paddle Race. If you are racing in both the 1/3/6 mile race PLUS the Drag Race Sprint race then register via the 'Double Whammy' button below.

 
 

Race Day Schedule

Race Check-in Time
7am-8am (Day Of Registration ends at 8am)

Captains Meeting Time
8:30am

Race Start Time
9am: We will begin promptly with 6mi followed immediately by 3mi, 1mi, Kids Race, Drag Race Sprint, and Tug Life Relay.

Awards ceremony, raffle, and Tijuana Flats-catered athlete’s lunch immediately following all races (around 12:30pm).

Age Divisions

Only the most competitive (highest participation) categories have age groups including: 3mi and 6mi SUP 12’6 and SUP 14'.

1, 3 or 6mi
17 & under
18-49
50+

Kids Race
12 & under

Board Classes and other Paddle Craft Categories

SUP Unlimited
Over 14’. Placement awards given for Men’s 6mi course only.

SUP 14'
Displacement hull/race/touring board

SUP 12’6
Displacement hull/race/touring board

SUP Surf
12’6 and under planing/non-displacement hull

SUP with your Nug
Any SUP with parent paddling and child riding

Prone Stock
12’6 and under

Prone Unlimited
14' and over

Other Paddle Craft Categories
K1, K2, OC 1, OC 2, and Surf Ski.

Don’t see your paddle craft division? Contact us and we’ll add it.

Awards

Hand-crafted trophies by Yellow Dog Surf Shop for the
top 3 finishers in each class. 

Only the most competitive (highest participation) categories have age group awards including: 3mi and 6mi SUP 12’6 and SUP 14'.

This is the final race to earn your points towards the Fastest In Florida Points Series!

Prize Money Purse

6mi SUP Racers Only
Top 3 Overall Men 14' & under and Women 12’6' & under

  • 1st place – $300
  • 2nd place – $200
  • 3rd place – $100

Drag Race Sprint SUP Racers Only
First Across the line Men 14' & under and Women 12’6 & under

  • 1st place – $250

Big thanks to Albert Cichra Builders for sponsoring the Money Races!

Accommodations

Hotel
We have a special group rate for participants of the Lake Mary Jane Paddle Race for Sept. 23-25, 2016, when you book by Sept. 9, 2016 at the following two hotels. Please click the links provided to book.

Courtyard Orlando Lake Nona for $109.00 per night
Book your group rate for Lake Mary Jane Paddle Race

Residence Inn Orlando Lake Nona  for $129.00 USD  per night
Book your group rate for Lake Mary Jane Paddle Race

Camping
Moss Park
12901 Moss Park Road
Orlando, Fl 32832
Google Map

Just 3 miles away on Lake Mary Jane, this beautiful oak lined park is an affordable amd natural lodging option for primitive and RV camping. For reservations, call 407-254-6840.

 

Race Preparation

Want to improve your stand up paddling and racing technique? Join us for weekly Paddle Race Tuesdays - Lake Mary Jane Race Training Edition!

Werner Paddles Social Paddle with Jeramie Vaine
Friday Sept. 23rd 5pm on Lake Mary Jane for Donation Only! This mellow paddle will bring us around beautiful Lake Mary Jane the night before the race. If you have questions on stroke technique, race strategy, equipment or anything related to SUP and the SUP industry, ask away. This is an open forum aimed at helping to provide information on all things SUP with a hands on experience. There will be Werner Paddles available for demo allowing paddlers to experience different length and blade size paddles. Let’s all get together and support our amazing community by getting everyone out on the water!

The clinic will be donation based with all the proceeds going to support OneOrlando Fund, benefitting the victims and families of the tragedy that rocked Orlando at Pulse Night Club. Let’s all get together and support our amazing community by getting everyone out on the water!

Jeramie Vaine’s Bio: Jeramie is a Professional Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) Athlete, CorePower Yoga 200-hour Power Yoga certified instructor, SUP Yoga Instructor and WPA Level 2 SUP Instructor. In 2011 he was introduced to both SUP and Yoga, where a love for a healthy, active lifestyle was born. He has been given the opportunity to share his knowledge of the benefits of SUP, SUP Yoga and yoga by teaching at Wanderlust Festivals,WPA SUP Certifications, Paddle with the Pros clinics by Werner Paddles, SUP Yoga Teacher Trainings and SUP clinics throughout North America. As an avid SUP and SUP Yoga Instructor, SUPRacer, SUP Surfer and SUP Adventurer his travels allow him to bring his passions to paddlers around the world, relating to many different demographics. Along with his travels and teachings, Jeramie’s contribution to print and online media sources as well as his social media presence has allowed him to connect with people outside of the SUP and SUP Yoga communities, introducing more people to the benefits of this lifestyle. Jeramie ‘s vision is to expose SUP, SUP Yoga, Yoga and the benefits of healthy living to people throughout the world!

Connect with Jeramie: E-mail | Facebook | Instagram | Web

Sponsorship, Vendor & Volunteer Opportunities

2016 Race Sponsors

With an expected 100+ participants with 200 people in attendance at Orlando’s largest SUP race, sponsoring or vending at this event is a smart and beneficial opportunity for your company and brand. We are offering several different sponsorship levels that are sure to fit your business’ needs, as well as accepting gift-in-kind donations to help support this event. We are also looking for valuable volunteers to help run this race smoothly and efficiently. Volunteers receive a SWAG bag, event souvenir, and lunch. For more information on how you can become involved, please contact Jessica Cichra by clicking the button below. Mahalo in advance!

 

2015 Race Recap & Results

 

Event Pictures by James Henderson: Part 1 Part 2
Race Recap by athlete Jeramie Vaine
Race Results for 1/3/6 mile and Drag Race