The Bend Paddleboard Challenge is a 4.5-mile race that starts approx 50 yards offshore at Riverbend Park. The race proceeds .5 miles upstream to the Healy Bridge, continues downstream .75 miles to the island, and returns upstream .25 miles to and through the start line: three loops for 4.5 miles. The 1.5 race will follow the same course, but only complete one lap.
The 4.5-mile race will start at 10 am; the 1.5-mile race will start approximately two minutes later.
Elite, Recreational, Corporate (5 person teams), and Junior (17 and under).