Riders from across the country are invited to attend the 1st Annual Cannonball Race in San Francisco, California. The three-day festival opening on Friday, September 6th through Sunday, September 8th is open to various electric vehicles including electric skateboards, electric scooters, and even electric unicycles. Riders of any skill level will have the opportunity to put their skills to the test on the steep streets of San Francisco, while taking in some unbelievable views of the historic Golden Gate Bridge and the infamous maximum-security prison, Alcatraz.
Registration for the three-day Esk8 event for the event is free for all participants and riders will have the chance to win over $1,000 in prizes.
Day 1: Route Finding Day
The 1st Annual Cannonball Race will begin on Friday, September 6th at the Exploratorium located at Pier 15, The Embarcadero, San Francisco, CA 94111. The objective of Day 1 is for riders to scout out their route and identify any impeding obstacles across the 7.5-mile trek from the Pier 15 Exploratorium to the Ocean Beach Fire Pits for Sunday’s Expert Cannonball Race; while taking some time to explore what the city of San Francisco has to offer.
Day 2: Straight Line Race
Riders will meet up at 1 PM PST for the second day of the Cannonball Race at Golden Gate Park at the intersection of Martin Luther King Jr Dr. & Middle Dr. West streets (Middle Dr. W., San Francisco, CA 94122). Here riders will have the chance to participate in a straight-line race through San Francisco’s extensive urban park, Golden Gate Park. Did you know that the Golden Gate Park is 20% larger than New York City’s Central Park?
Day 3: Expert Cannonball Race Day
Day three of the 1st annual Cannonball Race will begin at the Exploratorium located at Pier 15, The Embarcadero, San Francisco, CA 94111. The objective the Expert Cannonball race, which will take place at 11 AM on Sunday, September 8th, is for riders to quickly traverse across the 7.5-mile journey from San Francisco pier to coast. The rider to first reach the Ocean Beach Fire Pits wins! Riders will face the day-to-day elements of San Francisco, most notably the varied terrain and hellish traffic while complying with all local traffic laws.
For additional event details, please visit the official 1st Annual Cannonball Race website: https://baesk8.club/pages/race