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Annual Jesse King Memorial Paddle Race

101 Coleman Dr.

Morro Bay, CA 93442

  • Dates: October 5, 2019
  • Location: Coleman Park & Beach
  • Time: 7:30 AM to 12:00 PM
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    The race consists of a 3k or 10k course, beginning and ending at Coleman Beach in Morro Bay, CA. The event is sponsored by many local Central Coast merchants & organizations, as well as Jesse’s friends and family. All paddle craft are welcome- SUP, Kayak, OC-1, prone paddleboards, and outriggers. Participants will receive a race shirt, raffle ticket, and have access to pre and post-race drinks and snacks. Online registration closes on October 3rd. You will be able to sign-up on the day of this race.

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    Jesse King, a former U.S. Coast Guard Honor Guard and Machinery Technician 3rd class stationed in Morro Bay and a City of Morro Bay Lifeguard, passed away in a free diving accident off the coast of Cambria, CA on July 1, 2009. He was an expert waterman and a tremendous human being who was passionate about the ocean.