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WELCOME to the Midwest Paddle League - a collection of paddle-related events put on throughout the Midwest with races in Wisconsin, Illinois, Michigan, and Ohio.
Moreso, welcome to an amazing community of paddlers! Bring your SUP, Surfski, OC, or Kayak and race against like-minded paddlers, expand your social network, and see how you stack up against other paddlers. There are 10 different racing opportunities in 2024...

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SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Check out a bird's eye view of 2019's Whatever It Takes race on Gun Lake!

JUNE  01  2024 

GUN LAKE PADDLE BATTLE

Shelbyville, Michigan

| gun lake park

| 5K•10K (gun lake)  

Check out a bird's eye view of 2019's Whatever It Takes race on Gun Lake!

JUNE  22  2024* 

45 north paddle festival

| sutton's bay, Michigan

| MARINA beach

| 5K•10K•WATERMAN (grand traverse bay)  

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JUNE  22  2024* 

BLAZING PADDLES

| cleveland, ohio

| hart crane park

| 3.2m•6.8m•14.4m (cuyahoga river)  

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JULY 13  2024* 

MIDwest paddle festival

| oconomowoc, wisconsin

| fowler park

| 3m•6m (fowler lake)  

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JULY 13  2024* 

beLle isle classic

| detroit, Michigan

| belle isle park

| 6.5m (detroit river)  

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JULY 20  2024 

standup for youth paddle race

| norton shores, Michigan

| ross park

| 5K•10K (mona lake)  

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JULY 27  2024 

BEACH2BEACH

| highland park, illinois

| north shore yacht club

| 5K•10K (lake michigan)  

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AUGUST 03  2024 

ohio river paddlefest

| cincinnati, ohio

| schmidt boat ramp

| 4.2m•9m (ohio river)  

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AUGUST 17  2024 

rapa nui - power island

| traverse city, Michigan

| bowers harbor

| 2m•paddle-run-paddle (grand traverse bay)  

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SEPTEMBER 07  2024*** 

usasup national championships

| hilton head island, south carolina

| rowing & sailing center

| 5K•10K•10m (atlantic ocean)  

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SEPTEMBER 14  2024 

rubber duckie regatta

| Shelbyville, Michigan

| gun lake park

| 5K•10K (gun lake)  

* Multiple Event Date     *** USASUP Event

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