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Posted on: July 11, 2022

Town of Avon Launches New SunsetSUP Race Series


In partnership with XTERRA USA Championship and Stand-Up Colorado, Avon’s new SunsetSUP Races series begins this Friday, July 15th  

SunsetSUP race series begins this Friday, July 15th on Nottingham Lake in Harry A. Nottingham Park. This inaugural SUPer fun SUP race series on Nottingham Lake offers paddlers a chance to win cash prizes, XTERRA swag and bragging rights! Compete with other paddlers and meet new paddling enthusiasts at SunsetSUPRegistration is open now and only $15 for adults to compete and free to kids ages fourteen and under.


Adults can complete in two categories, Unlimited which includes hard and inflatable boards between 12’6 to 14’ in length or Stock which include hard and inflatable boards 11’ in length and under. “Adults battle for first, second and third place with winners taking home cold hard cash and XTERRA swag,” stated Danita Dempsey, Culture, Arts & Special Events Manager at the Town of Avon. “We launched Paddle Battles last year our and community had a fun time. The success of Paddle Battles and XTERRA USA Championships landing in Avon provided the perfect spring board to begin the SunsetSUP race series.  We are thrilled to partner with SUP CO and XTERRA to bring this race series to life with hopes of growing in the future,” Ms. Dempsey continued.  The next SunsetSUP race is on Friday, August 19th


We invite participants and their families to stick around after the inaugural SunsetSUP is finished for family-friendly free movies in Harry A. Nottingham Park at Lakeside Cinema.


SunsetSUP is possible with support from: SUPCO, XTERRA Global and the Town of Avon. 


Transportation & Parking: The use of public transportation is encouraged, as well as walking or riding a bike to the park. Free parking is available.
Plastic-Free Event | 
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle | No Pets | No Smoking Drones/UAVS Prohibited          

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