With a mix of athleticism, technical ability, surfing skills, Stand Up Paddle (SUP) Ocean Challenge racers get to experience the thrill of an open-water competition on our custom-designed course. The WPA-sanctioned race is open to individuals as well as relay teams of four.
Utilizing actual Navy SEAL-inspired obstacles and the challenge of soft-sand running on a two-mile stretch of shoreline, the Obstacle Course is a test of physical and mental toughness. Obstacle descriptions are top secret until May 24, when they’ll be posted here, and unveiled on race day. The challenge is open to both individual racers and teams of up to four.
The Kids Fun is specially designed to let children be a part of the day’s fun in support of heroes and their families. The course—which goes from 8th Street to 5th Street and back—features a variety of safe obstacles that allow kids as young as 5 to experience the excitement and reward of taking part in the event.
To close this unforgettable day, the winner of the SUP Ocean Challenge will have the privilege of leading a paddle out to a special “Laying of the wreath” to honor veterans and fallen heroes. Accompanied by the music of live bagpipers, the powerful ceremony is a solemn reminder of the sacrifice of our heroes and the legacies they have left to inspire us all.
The Paddle Out is free to all loved ones of service members, and any American patriot called to honor.
With an ocean stand-up paddleboard race, a soft-sand adventure race—featuring Navy SEAL-approved obstacles—and even a Fun Run for kids, the Stand Up 4 SEALs event has something for individual athletes and teams of all ages. But beyond the races that test our own physical and mental strength, the day is about honoring those whose sacrifice, strength, and bravery helps preserve the freedom we enjoy every day. The event closes with a moving memorial service, ensuring that the legacies of our heroes are never forgotten.
One Team One Fight is dedicated to helping athletes support military heroes and their families. When an athlete, team, or event organizer connects with One Team One Fight, they are given all of the tools they need to help them raise funds and awareness for two amazing organizations that assist service members, veterans, their communities, and their families.
We recognize that though we represent a group of many athletes, we are One Team. And though as individuals, we each have our own goals and personal missions, we are all part of One Fight.
The Navy SEAL Foundation stands behind all U.S. Navy SEALs, Special Warfare Combatant-craft Crewmen, Naval Special Warfare support personnel, and their spouses and children. The Foundation coordinates closely with NSW commands to support critical needs of active-duty operators while also providing resources for NSW veterans. Their work is focused on five key areas that assist veterans of NSW, active-duty service members, and their families: Educational Opportunities, Warrior Support and Family Services, Legacy Preservation, Tragedy Assistance, and Survivor Support.
Established to honor the 31 Americans on Extortion 17 that were killed in action in Afghanistan on August 6, 2011, The 31Heroes Project exists to support the families of all fallen military heroes, as well as active duty families.
Today, we are the managing partner of the One Team One Fight partnership with the Navy SEAL Foundation and Travis Manion Foundation. We assist athletes and event organizers who want to make a difference in the lives of our nation’s warriors and their families. Our tools and dedicated resources help to promote amateur athletes’ events and races, raise funds online, organize teammates, and track donations.
Funds raised from The 31 Heroes Project supported events are dispersed among partnering organizations that have the capacity to support our nation’s heroes and their families, as well as honor the fallen.
Shortly after the death of 1st Lt. Travis Manion in Iraq on April 29, 2007, the fallen Marine’s mother, the late Janet Manion, founded the Travis Manion Foundation to assist our nation’s veterans and families of the fallen. TMF engages with veterans and families of the fallen in all stages of their personal journeys and offers them unique opportunities to empower them to achieve their goals. TMF believes that the best way to honor the fallen is by challenging the living. TMF challenges veterans and families to lead the “If Not Me, Then Who…” movement and inspire others to continue the service to community and country exemplified by the nation’s fallen heroes.
Along with registering for the races, supporters can also raise funds for One Team One Fight by either donating directly or creating an online Athlete Profile Page
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We are looking for businesses and individuals to come on board as event sponsors. We have limited sponsorship opportunities so please contact us today if you interested.