The Big Ole SUPathon is a charitable paddleboard / canoe / kayak festival promoting paddling on Alexandria’s Chain of Lakes and the Long Prairie River. The BOS offers something for everyone, with multi-lake courses of 6, 12 or 26 mi, and river courses of 8 & 10 mi. Medals are awarded to the top 3 Men’s & Women’s finishers for each course, followed by a celebratory dinner and the United Way charity raffle. The family-friendly Long Prairie River Cruise is on Saturday, July 13th in Carlos. The 10 mi course starts at 9AM and the 8 mi course at 10AM, followed by a foodtruck lunch and awards at the Hwy 29 river access. Please see the BOS’s PaddleGuru page for detailed information and registration.