Choo Choo Chase Paddle Race

We couldn’t be more excited about the newest paddle race coming to the Chattanooga waterfront! The Choo Choo Chase River Race offers 8 mile, 2.5 mile and Kid’s paddle race options for a variety of boat types and sizes. Even better, this race is part of the 2017 Southern Stoke Paddle Series. Below you can find all the logistics and race divisions. Come race with us or cheer on your friends, then stick around for a beer and BBQ celebration.

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Date: Saturday, April 29, 2017

7:30 am – Board staging and Registration (if limit not met) opens at Ross’ Landing
9:00 am (or when full) – Registration closes
9:45 am – Mandatory Racer Meeting (all short and long course racers)
10:00 am – National Anthem and Long Course start
10:10 am – Short Course start
11:45 am – Kid’s Race Meeting followed by Race Start
12:00 noon – Lunch Opens
12:30 pm – Awards

Registration Dates & Race Fees:
Long Course $50 thru 3/29, $60 thru 4/27, $70 race day onsite if 200 racer limit is not met
Short Course $30 thru 3/29, $40 thru 4/27, $50 race day onsite if 200 racer limit is not met
Kids Course $15 online only closes 4/27 NO RACE DAY REG
*Additional lunch tickets must be purchased for non-racers IN ADVANCE online $10 per

Start/Finish Location: Chattanooga, TN – Ross’s Landing

Choo Choo Chase - Chattanooga Paddling Race 2017

Craft Divisions:

  • Rec/Surf SUP (under 12’6″)
  • 12’6″ SUP
  • 14′ SUP
  • Surfski
  • Kayak
  • OC-1
  • ALL – 8 mile only (any other solo human powered craft) *Special award for the most outlandish

Race Logistics:

  • The board and boat staging area and race day registration will open at 7:30.
  • Your race number must be visible on your left hip.

Start/Finish Detailed Map

Long Course Map

Short Course Map