Category: races

2010 Rusty Iron Participant Accounts

Here are a few personal recaps of the 2010 Rusty Iron race in Portland on 4/24/10. Murray: Thanks everyone for a great Saturday event. The only thing I can imagine being improved upon is the scenery. Certainly, Gibson’s in July will be better from that perspective. I remember one race director’s pre-event speech for an event many years ago. It…

Competitive Racing

The Na Pali coast is calling us Aloha all paddlers, Spring is here and we are again practicing 3 times per week. Our racing season starts in April and if you took it easy this winter, that doesn’t leave you much time to get back in paddling shape. Last year the big race for the club was the Catalina Crossing.…

DaGrind 2010

Important: DaGrind will be at a new location for 2010, due to a scheduling conflict. We plan on returning to Alki Beach for 2011. SOCC’s annual race, DaGrind will take place on August 7th 2010, at Magnuson Park on Lake Washington. More information will be available here in the coming months.  We look forward to seeing you on the beach…

2009 Race Results

Sprint Races 2009 In May we participated in two Sprint race series and lot of our novice paddlers showed up and had a blast. Race day at Spanaway Lake was sunny and everybody enjoyed a great day of racing on the water, the novices getting their first sprint race experiences under their belts. SOCC paddlers at the first Sprint Races…