SUP3RIVERS 2016 SOUTH SIDE OUTSIDE PADDLE AND MUSIC FESTIVAL TO PROMOTE THREE RIVERS WATER WAYS AND HERITAGE TRAILS SEPTEMBER 3rd LABOR DAY WEEKEND


SUP3Rivers 10K Paddle Challenge  -- 8 am - 11 am


  • Stand Up Paddle Board & Kayak Adventure
  • Southside Riverfront Park to the Point and Back. (SUP, Kayak , Pedal and Land Paddle)
  • $40.00 Registration Fee – Race time/Date: TBD
  • Family/Friends can cheer & support by walking/riding/staging along the Heritage Trail, Smithfield Street Bridge, Mon Wharf and Point State Park

*Adventure format, rules and the course will be simple, allowing them to be easily understood by everyone. Paddlers will be organized in pool format to enable a fast turnaround.


Hot Metal Family Fun Splash  -- 11 am - 4 pm


  • .5 Mile Novice SUP Southside River Front Park
  • SUP1 Concept – Board and Complete Gear provided keeping all racers with same gear/board.
  • $30.00 Registration Fee –

*Race format, rules and the course will be short and simple, allowing them to be easily understood by everyone.  Races will be organized in pool format to enable a fast turn around of heats and give riders the chance of Paddling more than once.


South Side Riverfront Park & Heritage Trail Activities 11 am - 4 pm

SUP Demos – SUP3Yoga – Kids Yoga -- Walking/Running – Long Boarding – Skate Boarding – Biking –Live Music – Food Vendors – Outfitters – Local Small Business Expo ( Family Festival )


Event highlights:


  • 10k SUP3 Rivers Challenge – Kayak and Stand Up Paddle Board race from the Birmingham Bridge to the Clemente Bridge and back
  • Hot Metal Splash – A family-friendly/beginner .5-mile stand up paddle board race from South Side Riverfront Park loop.
  • 1-mile SUP3 SUP-PUP tandem Doggie Paddle
  • 3 Rivers Heritage Trail Ride About. (Bike or Land Paddle Group Tours)
  • All day festival featuring Local Live Music, Local food vendors, HOURLY raffles, Give-aways and family-friendly outdoor related activities in South Side Riverfront Park!
  • Cool Swag for all Paddlers including a VIP participant Paddlers Shack
  • After hours and closing party for all volunteers at local establishment TBA.


SUP3Rivers is excited to host this event and partner with our sponsors, Pacifico Clara and Corona, Geckobrands, Kahuna Creations and Fitness Onboard. This event will give families and friends the opportunity to experience the many activities that are possible on the Rivers and Trails in Pittsburgh, and it will highlight Southside Riverfront Park and all the local businesses in our area.


Registration for Southside Outside will open in March. Sponsorship opportunities are available. For more information about the event, sponsorships and registration, please visit www.southsideoutsidepgh.com. A portion of the proceeds from the event will support the Friends of the Riverfront and Baileys benefit event for the National Canine Cancer Foundation.