RUN/SUP Holiday Race Series at The BoatHouse Paddle Club

November 21, 2017 by SoWal Staff

Run/SUP Holiday Series will take place at The BoatHouse Paddle Club in WaterColor on two Saturdays during the holidays. 

The first holiday RUN/SUP Race will be held the Saturday, Nov. 25. The other race will be held on Saturday, Dec. 30. Online registration is open at

The RUN/SUP holiday races comprise of a one mile trail run and a one mile stand up paddle board (SUP) competition. The race starts from the BoatHouse Paddle Club, RUN/SUP’s flagship location in WaterColor, Florida. The participants will transition from a trail run to a stand up paddle board onto Western Lake. Western Lake is a coastal dune lake known for flat water paddling conditions.

The holiday race series is an extension of the RUN/SUP spring and summer race series that has grown in popular demand over the past two years. In summer and spring of 2017, the race series doubled participation over 2016. RUN/SUP founder Tom Losee will officiate both holiday races.

“We absolutely love hosting the RUN/SUP races and look forward to some friendly family competition over the holidays,” says Losee. Losee has been a lifelong runner and a pioneer of stand up paddle boarding. Losee has fine-tuned RUN/SUP for a wide audience, ranging from ages 7 to 70.

Thanksgiving Holiday Race, November 25, starting at 8 a.m.
New Year’s Holiday Race, December 30, starting at 8 a.m.

The race is $30. A RUN/SUP paddle board will be provided for all participants.  
Racer check-in begins at 7:30am. Race starts at 8:00am. Register online or by visiting the Watercolor Boathouse

Combining both running and stand-up paddling, RUN/SUP is South Walton's most scenic group fitness workout. And a great way to build up to the RUN/SUP Summer Series held each year at Grayton Beach State Park. Details for the summer series coming soon to

The BoatHouse Paddle Club is situated on beautiful Western Lake in Watercolor, Florida. Specializing in the fast growing sport of stand up paddling or S.U.P., the BoatHouse Paddle Club offers everything from hourly rentals to private and group lessons as well as a variety of "fresh air" fitness programming from RUN/SUP to classes in TRX and SUP Yoga. Visit the pro shop for t-shirts, apparel, and accessories. Open 7 days per week from 9-5.

Sign up for RUN/SUP classes. Start at the BoatHouse with a brief run along the trails around the lake and over the bridges of the beautiful WaterColor resort. Then it's a hop onto a paddle board on Western Lake. The whole RUN/SUP circuit takes about an hour, and what a glorious hour it is! Take note that beginners are welcome. It's not about competition - it's about getting fit and having fun. Check the BoatHouse class schedule online. “Let your workout take you somewhere.”

RUN/SUP was founded by runners and stand-up paddlers looking for a way to combine two of the most popular participatory recreational sports in one workout. RUN/SUP offers a cross training interval-style workout that benefits all fitness enthusiasts looking to strengthen core and burn calories.

Visit RUN/SUP's retail location in Seagrove Beach for fitness gear and paddle boards, clothing and accessories for the outdoor lifestyle on the coast.


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