The Courses

Race Courses

Cross Narrows Challenge

6 Miles – Skansie Park to Owens Beach and back (no sprint hulls)

2018 Cross Narrows Course Map

Please note:  Due to City of Gig Harbor requirements, in the event a Small Craft Advisory is in effect at start time, the Cross Narrows Challenge will be run as a 10k inside Gig Harbor Bay.  Registrants will also have the option of a full refund.

Inner Harbor Distance Races

10K (2500m x 4 laps) and 5k (2500m x 2 laps)

  • 10k inner-harbor race and a simultaneous 5k for novice and beginners  –  for all classes of craft.

2018 10k:5k Course


  • 100 meter knockoffs for each individual class.

2018 Sprint Course


Kayak, Canoe, Outrigger, SUP, Sea Kayak and other Boats

  • Bantam (born 2004 & later)
  • Juvie (born 2002-2003)
  • Junior (born 2000-2001)
  • Senior (born 1989 – 1999)
  • Master (born 1988 & earlier)


  • Men’s open
  • Women’s open