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Mauna Lani Bay, Hulakai present SUP Race for Fitness (Sept. 24)

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The Mauna Lani Bay Hotel & Bungalows, teaming up with local standup paddle board and ocean sports company Hulakai, presents the first-ever Stand Up Paddle (SUP) Race For Fitness on Saturday, Sept. 24.

The race, which will be part of an ongoing paddling series, is set to become one of Hawaii’s biggest SUP events for all ages and levels. SUP Race for Fitness is about celebrating the heritage of SUP in Hawaii and its evolution as one of the fastest growing water sports and fitness workouts in the world.

One and two person outrigger canoe paddlers are also invited to participate.

The seven-mile race will start from either Kiholo Bay or Kawaihae Harbor depending on the wind direction come race morning. The direction will be announced at a pre-race briefing held at Hulakai’s flagship store.

Race meeting is at 7:30 a.m.; race starts at 10 a.m.

The finish line will be on the shores of Mauna Lani Bay where the after-race celebration and awards ceremony will also be held.

Prizes will be awarded for the top three finishers along with category winners. Cost is $15.

To enter the first-ever SUP For Fitness and for further information, contact 887-1091 or visit www.hulakai.com

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