2016 South Walton RUN/SUP Series

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2016 South Walton RUN/SUP Series to Benefit Walton Area Chamber of Commerce

Walton County, Fla. (August 18, 2016) – The Walton Area Chamber of Commerce recently announced they will host the 2016 South Walton RUN/SUP (Stand Up Paddle) Series event on Saturday, September 24, 2016 at Grayton Beach State Park from 9 am until 2 pm; with the After Party and Awards Ceremony occurring at The Craft Bar 30A from 2 pm-5 pm that day. Registrant Packet Pick up will take place at The Craft Bar 30A in Grayton Beach on Friday, September 23, from 5 pm – 7 pm.

Following last year’s successful inaugural event, the 2016 South Walton RUN/SUP Series will once again take you on a 2 mile circuit through the beautiful Grayton Beach State Park in Walton County, Florida before slicing across Western Lake, a rare Coastal Dune Lake, on a SUP Board for an additional 2 mile leg. With 4 total races, a world-renowned venue and both Family and Competitive/Advanced groups, the 2016 South Walton RUN/SUP Series will continue to set a standard in the local and regional athletic communities for the future.

With RUN/SUP once again sponsoring the event, they will offer a limited amount of their new RUN/SUP boards for rental on the day of the event, should a participant need one. Just be sure to select that you will need a board provided when registering. BOARDS UP TO 12’6 ARE ALLOWED.
Participants in the first race can arrive as early as 8 am with the races beginning promptly at 9 am. The event schedule will go as follows:

Race 1: Competitive Division at 9:00 a.m. (Cash prize will be awarded in this category.) $75 entry fee
Race 2: Recreation Division 1 at 10:15 a.m. $65 entry fee
Race 3: Recreation Division 2 at 11:30 a.m. $65 entry fee
Race 4: Family Division at 12:45 p.m. (This race includes youth participants age 8-12.) $55 entry fee *Please note that this race is shorter and is only a one mile run and a one mile paddle.

Board rentals are limited and available for an extra fee when registering online.
Day of event parking is available at Grayton State Park. Overflow parking will be available at The Craft Bar 30A and Pandora’s Steakhouse & Lounge for those renting boards or for those that are strictly there to observe the race and cheer family and friends to the finish line. Parking instructions will be noted in all racer packets.
To register, visit www.waltonareachamber.com or http://business.waltonareachamber.com/events/details/south-walton-run-sup-series-2016-12067

Also, connect with us socially at: https://www.facebook.com/WaltonAreaChamberofCommerce

Current sponsors and vendors include: Silver Sands Premium Outlets, Chelco, Insurance Zone, VIP Destin Magazine, SoWal, The Craft Bar 30A, RUN/SUP, Salt Water 30a, Gulf Wind Paddle and Surf, Sunrise Chair Company, Advance Media Group and Visit South Walton.

Sponsorship opportunities are still available. For those interested, call 850-267-0683 or email tyler@waltonareachamber.com

For more event information, please also contact the Walton Area Chamber office at (850) 267-0683.

The 2016 South Walton RUN/SUP Series is an event produced by barber & gall promotions in conjunction with RUN/SUP and the Walton Area Chamber of Commerce, the benefiting organization.

Lauren Gall Principal l. gall & company Partner barber & gall promotions 850-420-0634

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