Anyone can run a marathon…

The world’s first ever Maritime Marathon

We are proud to announce we are running the toughest Paddle Challenge to date as part of the Paddle Round The Pier beach festivals continual development and promotion of all Paddle sports.

Saturday July 7th 2012

Overall price purse of £4k

The Maritime Marathon is run in conjunction with SUP World, Surf Lifesaving GB, Ocean Ski GB and David Samuel Associates Ltd. It consists of 26 miles of gruelling open water/sea paddling and is made up of three title categories:


  1. 12’6 boards
  2. Unlimited class boards (those over 12’6”)

Ocean Ski

  1. Single
  2. Doubles

Traditional Paddleboards – (prone)

The Maritime Marathon is extremely grateful to our partners SUP World, Precision Hydration & Nick Thorn.

For further information and contacts see the relevant pages below:

The Maritime Marathon will consist of 3 events :
SUP Marathon
Traditional Paddleboard Marathon
SurfSKI Marathon

*Please note that the Maritime Marathon is for serious athletes only (adequate training is mandatory) and is an invitational only entry – see relevant information on individual pages for how to be considered.