Race Day Information for teams as follows:

1/  Race Course 

Race is 300 meters.
We’re keeping it nice and easy for you all 😊
Each race will be a 5-boat heat.
Race site map and Parking map will be uploaded Thursday night June 8, 2017.

2/  Race Day Schedule (2017 Foster City Novice Race Grid)
Venue: Leo Ryan Park lagoon
Please do your best to CARPOOL.

Race Day starts at 8am on Sunday
Races will run from 9:30am to 3pm, with each team getting to race 4 times each.
There will be 4 division finals where teams will have a chance to win medals.

8am Registration and Check-In 
8:30am Captains Meeting (at Gazebo)
9:10am Marshalling starts for first race of the day
9:30am First mixed seeding race
2:45pm Division A Final
Followed by Awards Ceremony
Race Grid schedule will be sent out to teams on Thursday night June 8, 2017.

There will be 4 Famous Food Trucks coming to the Race!  They are kindly donating their time exclusively for our race event, so we encourage teams to purchase your lunches and snacks from the food trucks.  We want them to come back next year for you 😊  So no need to bring food and drinks, Off The Grid Food Trucks got you covered on site!

These 4 food trucks are highly rated (4-5 stars) and VERY POPULAR:

  • The Chairman Truck — famous pork belly buns, beef short rib buns, spicy chicken buns, tofu buns, etc.
  • MoBowl — Asian fusion rice bowls and noodles bowls and rotating specials, and cheesecake egg rolls.
  • Cielito Lindo Mexican Kitchen — famous tacos, tostada, quesadillas, Asada, Roasted Brisket, Al Pastor, Carnitas, Chorizo.
  • Cookies N Cream —  ice cream flavors like New World Order, To Die For, Salted Caramel, Macapuno, Blackberrylicious.
    We’ll be eating our way through these trucks throughout the day!
    ***There will be a Hawaiian Band and Performers for your entertainment during the Lunch Break at the amphitheater area.

4/  Please bring your own Tents, Chairs (if desired), and Tarp for your team’s assigned space.
Please do bring weights to weigh down your tent as Foster City tends to get windy.

*** Please do bring your own garbage bags and keep your team site clean.
There will be a grassy area where teams can set up their team site.  Spots will be assigned for teams in alphabetical order. There is no covered seating.

5/  Gender Races
We will match up the interested teams into womens teams and mens teams during Team Check-In in the morning.
If there are 4 womens teams and 4 mens teams, there will be Gender races.
If time allows, there may be a Guts and Glory 1K race for the top 5 fastest teams at the end of the day, if you all want it 😊

6/ Parking Map

The areas in red, marked # 1-7 = areas where you can park.
4 of them are outdoor parking lots of office buildings that are usually empty on Sundays (Lot # 1,2,5,7).
But please pay attention to any signs that might say no parking at all times. For the parking lots next to Bank of America and Wells Fargo, please do not park in the spaces right across from the ATM area.

DO NOT PARK at the Foster City Recreation Center Parking lot.

Racers Village area — marked on the map in front of the lagoon. You see the letters “A” and “Z”, that’s where teams will be located in alphabetical order.

Winning team gets hardware!
All teams will get their money’s worth in races on Sunday, we guarantee it!
Racing for fun and charity!
Lots of fun racing! 😊
Paddles Up!!!