Stand up paddle boarders to race around Rattlesnake Island

The first ever Rattlesnake Island Stand Up Paddle Board Classic takes place in Peachland Sept. 19.
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KELOWNA – A Peachland café and board shop is organizing a first ever stand up paddle board race across Okanagan Lake.

The Rattlesnake Island SUP Classic is a seven kilometre race which starts at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 19.

Experienced racers will paddle from 2 Street and Beach Avenue in Peachland across the lake to Rattlesnake Island. There is also a shorter race for novice boarders.

Registration is $30, which includes pre-race snacks and lunch. There will also be awards for fastest times as well as door prizes.

For more information on the race and how to register, visit the Rattlesnake Race Facebook page.

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