Stand Up Paddle Annapolis recently hosted their 3rd annual race on July 14, 2012 at Deep Creek Restaurant in Arnold, MD on the beautiful Magothy River. Although the morning started off with torrential downpours, loud thunder and bolts of lightning, the sky eventually cleared and made for a great day. Over 75 paddlers showed up to the event, even in the rain, to race in short and long courses with Deep Creek Restaurant providing lunch for the entire event. Big thanks to Ben Butterwei and Stand Up Paddle Annapolis for putting on the event as well as Deep Creek Restaurant for hosting and all the sponsors who contributed including Stand Up Paddle DC, Coastal Surf Supplies, Windspeed Logistics, May Realty, YOLO Board, and Riviera Paddlesurf. Also, big thanks to Steffan May for driving the chase boat. See everybody next year!