Charles River SUP Challenge Coming July 19

Charles River SUP Challenge Coming July 19
Photo/CCBC Challenge on the Charles.

The Challenge on the Charles, a stand-up paddling event along Boston’s Charles River, is scheduled to take place on Saturday, July 19, 2014.

The race will be a 4-mile sprint along the river beginning at 11 a.m. Race categories include kids, men’s and women’s in stock or unlimited categories. A huge party on the docks at Community Boating will follow the race with food, cold Wachusett beer, raffles, prizes and live music featuring the Smoking Jackets.

The event benefits Christopher’s Haven, which provides housing for children receiving cancer treatment in Boston.

Read more about the Challenge on the Charles.