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IMPORTANT UPDATE Posted May 5, 2013
9 MILE DOWNWIND CHECK-IN AND BEACH ACCESS POINT OF ENTRY HAS BEEN RELOCATEDTake Ward Memorial to the Coastal Access stairs located at the north end of the Campus Point Parking lot, take stairs down to the beach area. We will host the entrant check-in, pre-race meeting from this location. As in the past, the 9 mile downwind race will be a water start. See course map and driving instructions below
In addition, the 2013 Santa Barbara Downwinder is proud to announce that Blueline Stand Up Paddle Board shop has partnered up with us to promote and assist us with hosting the race, and further promote the lifestyle and sport of SUP Racing in the region. It all starts with a pre-race check-in from 10am to 1pm for both the 9 Mile and 3 Mile races being hosted at the Blueline SUP shop located at 24 East Mason St. Santa Barbara, CA 93101.
Landshark larger is the official beer sponsor for the 2013 Santa Barbara Downwinder. Look for the crew handing out bottle of ice cold Landshark Lager at the finish line.
Santa Barbara Downwinder host a 9 Mile race; Goleta Beach Cove to Leadbetter Beach-East End), in addition, we host a 3 mile (two 1.5 mile laps) loop race, which starts and finishes at Ledbetter Beach-East End.
Paddle solo, with a friend, partner or family. We have a race, shirt, hat, and a meal for everyone!
9 Mile Downwind start location directions
Coastal Access beach stairs; highway 101 to Ward Memorial (Highway 217) to UCSB East Entry, proceed south on Lagoon Road to the Coastal Access staircase located at the north end of the Campus Point Parking lot. Please note, this is a “metered fee” parking area. Permits may be purchased at the kiosk located near the north entry. 4 hour limits apply