SUP-er Scary SUP Race returns Oct. 28

Special to The Current

Charleston SUP Safaris and Flipper Finders are teaming up for a scary good time and a scary good cause from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 28 for the seventh annual SUPer Scary SUP Race in the Folly River.

There is absolutely no experience needed to be a part of this family-friendly event, just the excitement to go paddle. Even your furry friend can come along. There will also be a silent auction featuring SUP gear, Getaways on Folly Beach, massages, beach cruiser, restaurant gift certificates, and more. Additionally, there will be a $1 raffle, with lots of great giveaways. There will also be free food.

This charity SUP Race benefits Youth to Ocean  (Y2O), a local non-profit that provide positive youth development through opportunities in water sports, environmental education, and exploration of nature, especially for underserved and at-risk youth. For more information, visit

Entry Fee is $50 for Elite & Recreation Divisions and includes a T shirt. $25 for Kids* (12 & under) and Dog SUP. SUP boards will be available for rent for $10 on the day of the race, courtesy of SUP Safaris. Pre-Registration is held from 8- 8:45 a.m. at 83 Center St. Race Times are as follows:  Expert 9 a.m.; Novice 9:05 a.m.; Kids Race 11 a.m., and Dog Race 11:30 a.m. An awards ceremony will follow.

You can register and pay now at or download the registration form from site, complete it, and mail it with your check payable to Charleston SUP Safaris to: SUP Race PO Box 1323, Folly Beach, SC. 29439.

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