Stand-up paddle boarders race under the Columbus Road bridge in the inaugural Blazing Paddles race on the Cuyahoga River. (Kyle Lanzer/Special to The Plain Dealer)

On your mark, get set, race! Nalu Stand-up Paddle & Surf is organizing six SUP races this summer, all with a family-friendly festival vibe.

Most of the events include canoes and kayaks.

So mark your calendars!

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