Paddlefest Races


2014 

RACER INFORMATION

 11 Mile Race begins at Coney Island & finishes at Cincinnati Public Landing in downtown Cincinnati

5 Mile SUP Race begins at Coney Island & finishes at Schmidt Field presented by Lake Erie Paddler & Landshark Beer

2014 RACE RESULTS HERE -2014 RACE RESULTS
Place
SUP Men 20 Adrian Angell 0:40:17 1 1
SUP Men 21 Mark Dickinson 0:41:21 2 2 SUP Men 31 Jeff Winters 0:42:12 3 3 SUP Men 30 Doug Winters 0:42:16 4 4 SUP Men 22 Keith Knapp 0:43:23 5 5 SUP Men 25 Kevin Seall 0:43:48 6 6 SUP Men 29 Dominic Carucci 0:46:07 7 8 SUP Men 28 Troy McKay 0:46:26 8 9 SUP Men 27 Jonathan Wake 0:48:17 9 12 SUP Men 23 Arthur Martens 0:49:13 10 14 SUP Men 26 Matthew Yung 0:50:59 11 17 SUP Women 50 Judy Virzi 0:46:06 1 7 SUP Women 45 Kat Sauer 0:47:20 2 10 SUP Women 47 Cailynn Kupka 0:47:56 3 11 SUP Women 51 Emily Virzi 0:48:33 4 13 SUP Women 53 Darla Kettenacker 0:50:24 5 15 SUP Women 40 Megumi Doi 0:50:49 6 16 SUP Women 52 Jennifer Barnhart 0:53:30 7 18 SUP Women 48 Joelly Virzi 0:55:33 8 19 SUP Women 49 Terre Virzi 0:57:38 9 20 SUP Women 46 Diane Mohney 1:01:30 10 21
C1 Pro Men A102 Tom Thomas 1:27:46 1 6 C1 Pro Men A100 David Landenwitch 1:29:36 2 9 C1 Pro Men A101 Ray Bauer 1:33:13 3 12 C1 Outrigger Women A200 Pamela Kirschner 1:44:48 1 24 C2 Cruiser Men C100 Mike Corey/Neal Sanders 1:33:52 1 15 C2 Cruiser Men C101 Michael Miller/Bernard Moller 1:37:33 2 19 C2 Cruiser Mixed C300 Ann Vargo/David Vargo 1:34:00 1 16 C2 Cruiser Mixed C301 Marilyn Wall/Mike Freemont 1:59:17 2 28 C2 Pro Mixed B300 Roland Muhlen/Linda Muhlen 1:28:28 1 7 C2 Rec Men D101 Bruce Jackson/Timothy Valter 1:43:25 1 20 C2 Rec Men D100 Greg Bechtel/Hank Bechtel 1:51:42 2 26 C2 Rec Mixed D302 Greg Steward/Lily Steward 1:45:07 1 25 C2 Rec Mixed D303 Allen Darby/Ellen Mueller 1:58:58 2 27 K1 Rec Men F114 Adam Wilson 1:35:38 1 18 K1 Rec Men F118 Mike Stoll 1:44:47 2 23 K1 Rec Men F113 Thomas Osha 2:00:27 3 29 K1 Rec Men F117 Bud Sturgeon 2:01:38 4 30 K1 Rec Men F103 Russell Jolly 2:07:27 5 32 K1 Rec Men F112 James Crosset 2:09:32 6 34 K1 Rec Men F105 Don Popelar 2:11:23 7 35 K1 Rec Men F120 Michael Hagan 2:24:29 8 38 K1 Rec Men F121 Michael Robinson 2:24:37 9 39 K1 Rec Men F119 Jeremiah Linn 2:24:39 10 40
K1 Rec Women F216 Jenna Kirchgessner 2:09:21 1 33 K1 Rec Women F207 Toni Price 2:20:56 2 36 K1 Rec Women F209 Amy Stevers 2:21:14 3 37 K1 Unlimited Men E102 Frank Latham 1:19:53 1 1 K1 Unlimited Men E101 Barry Bowman 1:20:37 2 3 K1 Unlimited Men E103 Peter Mellblom 1:24:40 3 4 K1 Unlimited Men E105 Ed Laszak 1:26:55 4 5 K1 Unlimited Men E100 Richard Baker 1:28:43 5 8 K1 Unlimited Men E104 Mark Cowley 1:33:41 6 14 K1 Sea Kayak Men G100 Victor Dashevsky 1:32:13 1 11 K1 Sea Kayak Men G104 Mike Caudill 1:33:19 2 13 K1 Sea Kayak Men G101 Jim Lasley 1:44:31 3 21 K1 Sea Kayak Men G103 Michael Kaser 1:44:35 4 22 K1 Sea Kayak Women G200 Mary Jo Monte-Kaser 1:35:34 1 17
K2 ICF Men H100 Roger Eaton/Dave Long 1:20:06 1 2 K2 ICF Men H102 Lee Robinson/Rob Portman 1:31:23 2 10 K2 Sea Kayak Men J100 Jim Essell/Joe Moses 2:06:54 1 31
LOCATION: START: Coney Island, 6201 Kellogg Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio 45228. FINISH: Public Landing, 435 East Mehring Way, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202 or at Schmidt Field on Humbert Street, Cincinnati, Ohio 45226.

COURSE: All  Races start at Coney Island, on the Ohio River. The canoe and kayak race (11 mile course) starts at the Coney Island boat ramp and goes up river ¼ mile and turns clockwise around a green buoy.  Then down the Ohio River to the Little Miami River with a 1 mile leg up and back on the Little Miami.  The course continues down the Ohio River to the finish line on the Ohio side at the public landing in downtown Cincinnati. The SUP race (5 mile course) also starts at the Coney boat ramp, but is all downriver ending at Schmidt Field on the Ohio side of the river.  SUP racers then take their time paddling the final 3 miles to the Cincinnati Public Landing to enjoy the Paddlefest Finish Line Festival.  Medals will be awarded to the first three finishers in each class. The river opens to barge traffic at 12 pm. Transportation is provided back to Coney Island and your car from 10:00am -3pm. REGISTER: Register online or download a Racer Registration Form and mail to the address listed on form with payment before deadline.  There is no race day registration. RULES: All racers must have a Coast Guard Approved PFD for each person on or in the craft during the entire race and this must be easily accessible; Also, one whistle per craft is required.  The race director may require that PFD’s be worn during the entire race. All non-swimming competitors must wear a PFD during the entire race. All paddlers under 15 years of age must wear a PFD during the entire race.  All competitors who quit the race for any reason before the finish line must report to the race director at the finish line as soon as possible. Paddles: Any number of single blade paddles of any material and size may be used in the canoe or SUP. A competitor may use only one paddle at a time. Any number of double bladed paddles may be used in the kayak class or unlimited K1 class. Only hand powered craft are legal for the canoe, kayak and SUP races. TIME: The SUP race will begin at 7:15 am with other canoe and kayak classes to follow.  Actual starts by classes will be posted the morning of the race. RACER START TIMES  6:45 am – PRE-EVENT MEETING FOR ALL RACERS 7:15 am – All SUP Racers 7:20 am – All Canoe Racers (C-1 & C-2) (upriver start ending at Serpentine Wall) 7:25 am – All Kayak Racers (K-1 & K-2) (upriver start ending at Serpentine Wall) PADDLEFEST CANOE/KAYAK/SUP RACE CLASSES CANOE – 11 Mile Race C-1 Pro – (USCA C-1 rules) – Man/Woman C-2 Pro (3×27, no ICF canoes) – Men/Women/Mixed C-2 Cruiser (no 3×27; no ICF canoes) – Men/Women/Mixed C-2 Recreational (canoe length < 18) – Men/Women/Mixed KAYAK – 11 Mile Race K-1 Unlimited (K1, ICF, surf ski) – Man/Woman K-1 Rec (kayaks <=14 feet in length) – Man/Woman K-1 Sea Kayak (Kayaks <=18 feet in length) – Man/Woman K-2 ICF Kayak – Men/Women/Mixed K-2 Sea Kayak – Men/Women/Mixed Stand Up Paddle Board – 5 Mile Race presented by LAKE ERIE PADDLER - ALOHA LOGO 2014Print SUP-Man/Woman AWARDS:  Top 3 finishers in all classes receive a newly designed Paddlefest medal.  The awards ceremony takes place at 10:30  am in front of the band tent at the Finish Line Festival on top of the Serpentine wall. For more information, please contact Race Director, Doug King at doug.king@fuse.net or call Doug at 513-576-1175.   2013 RACE RESULTS HERE 2013 Paddlefest Race Results – Overall 2013 Paddlefest Race Results – Division