Take your mark. Leave your mark.

 
Ohio River Paddlefest (Full Res)_0003.jpg

Paddlefest races

Choose Your Distance

 
 
 

Race to the Roebling (SUPs only)

4.2 Miles

Race half the Paddlefest course to our midpoint at Covington. For SUP racers only.

Nati/NKY Nine Mile

9.0 Miles

Longest race at Paddlefest, running the full length of our paddling course. All craft welcome!

Choose Your Craft

 

Paddlefest follows the class system of the Kentucky Waterman Series.

Register to Race

 

Racers register for Paddlefest through PaddleGuru, and separately from recreational paddlers. No race day registration.

Important Race Details

Racers must be on the first shuttle at 6:00 am if they wish to take advantage of Bright + Early Parking.

A mandatory pre-race meeting will take place at 6:45 am on Saturday.

More race details below.

 
 
KWS2018.jpg

Race to the roebling

4.2 mile race

 
00356.jpg

Racer Notes

  • Stand up paddle board race ONLY

  • Shortest race at Paddlefest

  • Racers must continue to finish line after concluding the race. No shuttles are offered from race finish.

  • Medals awarded for top three finishers in mens + womens classes.

Pre-registration - $55

On-site registration - $65

NATI/NKY Nine Mile

9.0 mile race

 
 

Racer Notes

  • Longest race at Paddlefest

  • Racers finish at end of Paddlefest course, site of Finish Line Festival and awards ceremony

  • Medals awarded for top three finishers in mens + womens classes by craft category.

 
 
Paddlefest 2018 - paddler pics 41 - Brad Lockhart - racers 2.jpg

Pre-registration - $65

On-site registration - $75