LONDON SUP NEWS & INFO

Event: London SUP Open

Dates: 17th - 19th May, 2019

Location: Hackney Marshes, London

 
MAY 17th - 19th 2019

FRI-SUN

7:00am - 9:00pm

London, UK

The London SUP Open will bring a mixture of World Championship Tour competition, all access, mass participation and a very complete Urban Beach Lifestyle Festival to the heart of one of the World's most iconic Cities.

 

From the breathtaking race from Tower Bridge to Putney that will take in the most memorable sites in London to a large-scale Festival in Hackney that will feature racing and paddling for all, World Tour Sprint Racing together with demos and clinics in conjunction with Virgin Sport, the London SUP Open will deliver something for everyone.

LONDON EVENT SUMMARY

  • Iconic Pro Race from Tower Bridge to Putney

  • Pro, Pro-Am & Amateur Racing in the Hackney Waterways

  • Wide variety of water based and land activities throughout the weekend

  • Weekend long Festival Activation with Music, F&B & Entertainment at the Hackney Marshes in conjunction with Virgin Sport​

London SUP Open Event Information

 

Divisions

Day 1
(Saturday 7th July)
  1. SUP Yoga

  2. ​Amateur 6km, 3km & 1km Racing (Men & Women)

  3. Youth Distance Racing (Boys & Girls U16)

  4. Team Racing (Dragon Racing & open Multi person craft)

  5. Iconic Pro Race from Battersea to Houses of Parliament (broadcast live at event site - Men & Women)

  6. Youth Clinics (No Gender divisions: Open)

  7. Plastic Patrol Exploratory Paddles with Lizzie Carr

Day 2
(Sunday 8th July)
  1. SUP Yoga

  2. Pro Sprint Racing

  3. Youth Sprint Racing

  4. Amateur 3km Race (Men & Women)

  5. Youth Clinics (no gender divisions)

  6. Plastic Patrol Exploratory Paddles with Lizzie Carr

Course Maps

COURSE MAPS TO BE PUBLISHED THIS WEEK

 

Pricing

Amateurs:

Single Day: GBP 30

Entry Level:

Single Day: GBP 25

Youth:

Single Day: GBP 25

Both Days: GBP 40

 

Pro:

Both Days: GBP 120

Team Racing:

Single Day: Free

Youth Clinics:

Free

**with pre-registration (space allowing)

Plastic Patrol Exploratory Paddles:

Free

*All entries include welcome pack except for Team Racing

 

Schedule

Saturday 18th May
  • 9:45am: APP World Tour Race from Tower Bridge to Putney (live broadcast)

  • 10am: SUP Yoga Clinic in APP Pool​

  • 10am- 12pm: Plastic Patrol Exploratory Paddle & Clean up on the Canal

  • 11am - 1pm: Youth Clinics in APP Pool

  • 11am: 6km Open Race in Canal

  • 12pm: General Demo & Clinic in APP Pool

  • 1pm- 3pm: Plastic Patrol Exploratory Paddle & Clean up on the Canal

  • 1:30pm: Team Racing (inflatable multi-person craft)

  • 2pm: Pro Exhibition in APP Pool

  • 2:30pm: Pro Clinics in APP Pool

  • 3:30pm - 5:30pm: Youth Clinics in APP Pool

  • 4pm: Plastic Patrol Exploratory Paddle & Clean up on the Canal

  • 4pm: 3km & 1km Open Races in Canal

  • 5:30pm: Pro Exhibition in APP Pool

  • 6pm: Awards for all divisions, 

  • 6:20pm - 7pm: Q&A with APP Pro Athletes & Lizzie Carr from Plastic Patrol

  • 7pm: Movie on Big Screen

Sunday 19th May
  • 7am- 9am: Morning SUP Yoga Clinics in APP Pool​

  • 9am- 10:30am: Youth Racing on Canal

  • 9am - 11am: Youth Clinics in APP Pool

  • 9:30am - 11:30am: Plastic Patrol Exploratory Paddle & Clean up on the Canal 

  • 10:30am - 11am: Pro Warm up on Canal

  • 11am - 3pm: APP Pro Sprints on Canal (live broadcast)

  • 11am - 1pm: General Clinic & Demos in APP Pool

  • 1pm - 3pm: Plastic Patrol Exploratory Paddle & Clean up on the Canal

  • 1pm - 3pm: Youth Clinic in APP Pool

  • 3pm- 4pm General Clinic & Demos in APP Pool

  • 3:30pm - 4pm: Final Awards Presentation for all divisions and events

  • 4pm: End of Event

 

Onsite Amenities

  • Board storage

  • Covered Changing facilities

  • F&B Vendors

  • Beer Garden

 

Location Information

  • Venue Address: Hackney Marsh, Homerton Road, London E9 5PF, United Kingdom

  • Closest Airport: London Heathrow or London City Airports

  • Hotels (Full hotel listings to be posted shortly right here)

Transport:

  • By Car: All access and parking info to be published here shortly

  • Closest Public Transport:

    • Hackney Wick train station

    • Leyton and Walthamstow Tube Stations

    • Bus services available directly to Hackney Marshes

 

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