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Stand-Up Paddleboarders Prepare To Set Off On 'Race To Alaska'

Thursday at dawn, sailors, rowers and paddlers will cast off from Port Townsend, Washington, on a 750-mile marathon up the Inside Passage to Ketchikan, Alaska.

It’s the third edition of the zany “Race to Alaska,” which has two basic rules: no motors and no support crews.

Tom Banse (@TomBanse) of Here & Now contributor Northwest News Network hears from three stand-up paddleboarders competing in the adventure race.

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