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2014 Jay Race Wrapup: ‘Hundreds pay Homage at Annual Jay Race’

Guzman, Isaiah. “Hundreds Pay Homage at Annual Jay Race.” N.p., 21 June 2014. Web. 23 June 2014. CAPITOLA -  The Jay Moriarity Memorial Paddleboard Race has always been more about honoring its selfless, joyous namesake than it has ever been about crowning a winner. But if there was ever a person Jay’s loved ones [...]

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In the news: ‘Kindred spirits unite at Jay Race’

Jeff Denholm works on his paddling during a training session at Sunset Beach. (Tim Davis — Contributed) (Santa Cruz Sentinel, Haven Livingston, Posted: 06/07/2014 10:07:07 PM PDT) Haven Livingston, Just Add Water: Kindred spirits unite at Jay Race Jay Moriarity and Jeff Denholm never knew each other, but Denholm bets they would have made fast [...]

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13th Annual Surftech Jay Race Registration is NOW OPEN!

Surftech Jay Race

2014 Jay Race registration is now LIVE!! Please go to the URL below and get yourself signed up for one of the best paddleboard races of the year!! All proceeds go to the local junior lifeguard programs in Jay’s honor!

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Date set for the 13th Annual Surftech Jay Race

The Surftech Jay Race is known as one of the most soulful yet competitive Prone and SUP races on the planet. Folks come to test their skill and endurance on the picturesque Monterey Bay and gather to honor the late Jay Moriarity. June 21, 2014 will mark the 13th Annual Surftech Jay Race! Stay tuned [...]

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Jay’s Spirit Shines at 12th Annual Surftech Jay Race

See the full Jay Race photo album here. June 26, 2013 (Santa Cruz, CA) Award winning freelance photographer, swimmer, surfer, husband, and father Don Miralle (Encinitas, CA) now owns the distinction of being undefeated at the Surftech Jay Race. Miralle has competed in the Jay Race twice, 2012 and 2013 and has walked away with prone [...]

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2013 Jay Race RESULTS!

Initial results are below. We will be going through them and correcting any mistakes etc. over the next few days. long course short course waterman challenge

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Hashtag #JAYRACE for a chance to win Jay Race prizes!

Live Like Jay! Share with the world your 2013 Surftech Jay Race experience whether it be on the race course, on the beach, in the Jay Race Expo Zone or at the Crow’s Nest After Party. We want to see it through your Instagram posts and we will be giving out lots of prizes for [...]

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The 2013 Jay Race is set for June 22nd

The 12th Annual Jay Race is now just under three months away and it just keeps getting better every year! We gather to remember legendary waterman Jay Moriarity! All proceeds will go to Santa Cruz County Junior Lifeguard Programs to purchase paddleboards and to provide scholarships in Jay’s name. Participants receive a goodie bag, t-shirt, [...]

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We miss you Jay

Today marks the 11th anniversary of Jay’s passing. We love and miss you Jay! June 16, 1978 – June 15, 2001 Live Like Jay

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NEW EVENT ADDED – Quiksilver Waterman Challenge

After the overwhelming success of the Quiksilver Waterman Challenge in Hawaii at the Waikiki Paddle Festival last month, Jay Race organizers elected to add the event to the 11th Annual Surftech jay Race! Male and Female competitors will first swim a 500 meter course, then hit the water on their 12′ stock prone paddleboard for [...]

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