5th Annual Back of Beyond SUP Race

A 7.5 mile race on the Colorado River outside Moab, UT. 

Hosted by Paddle Moab

Back Of Beyond SUP Race

Saturday, May 12, 2018 - Moab, Utah

Starting 29 miles from Moab on Highway 128 at historic Dewey Bridge, Back of Beyond SUP Race follows the Colorado River through the spectacular red rock canyons of Southeastern Utah and past some of the world's most breathtaking scenery - through Moab's 'Postcard Alley' and into Utah's own 'back of beyond'.

The race will finish 7 miles down river at Hittle Bottom boat ramp with music, food and fun for racers and spectators alike.

Race Categories:

Elite Race
Men’s Division- 14′ boards and under
Women's Division- 14′ boards and under

Open Race
Men's Division- 12’6″ boards and under
Women's Division- 12’6″ boards and under

Prone Race
Men's and Women's Division- Stock and Unlimited

Youth Race
Boy's Division- 12’6″ boards and under
Girl's Division- 12’6″ boards and under


Friday May 11th

  • 5:00-8:00 pm Packet Pick-up and Registration: Red River Adventures 1140 South Hwy 191 Moab Utah 84532

Saturday May 12th

  • Staging will be at Hittle Bottom (Hittle Bottom Campground is located 23 miles east from the junction of Highway 191 on Highway 128) 
  • 10:00 Day of Registration, events, sponsor booths, and vendors 
  • NOON Day of Registration Ends
  • 1:30 All Racer’s should be at starting line for pre-race talk/orientation(Dewey Bridge)
  • 2:00 Youth Race starts(Dewey Bridge)
  • 2:10 Elite Race starts(Dewey Bridge)
  • 2:15 Prone Race starts(Dewey Bridge)
  • 2:25 Open Race starts(Dewey Bridge)
  • 5:00 Awards Ceremony and Post Race Party(Hittle Bottom)

Cash and Prizes for Men, Women’s, and kids top paddlers

Visit https://www.facebook.com/bobsuprace/, https://www.facebook.com/paddlemoab/ and https://paddlemoab.com/ for more info!

Nola Svoboda