• Paddle at the Porch

    Paddle at the Porch

    The 7th Annual Paddle at the Porch Sponsored by Destin ER will be held on Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018, beginning at 9 a.m. Registration is open on PaddleGuru.com!

    Paddle at the Porch showcases the beautiful emerald green water and white sandy shores of Destin, Florida, behind one of its most loved restaurants, The Back Porch Seafood & Oyster Bar. It features a Kids' Fun Paddle, 1-Mile Beginner Ride, 3-Mile Recreational Race, and 6-Mile Elite Race. Races will be followed by awards.

    Thank you to our race partners BOTE and The Back Porch Seafood & Oyster House!

    Race Start Times
    9 a.m. - 3/6-mile races start
    10:30 a.m. - 1-mile race starts
    11 a.m. - kids' fun race (for ages 12 & under only) starts

    Awards for all races will begin directly after the last race.

    Awards will be presented to the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place overall winners, as well as the 1st place winner for 50+ in the following categories:
    1-Mile Beginner - Men's, Women's
    3-Mile Recreational - Men's Displacement, Women's Displacement, Men's Surfstyle, Women's Surfstyle
    6-Mile Elite - 14' Men's Elite, 12'6" Men's Elite, 12'6" Women's Elite

    The top boy and girl in the Kids Fun Paddle will be awarded.

    Registration is open on PaddleGuru.com! Pricing is as follows:
    1-Mile Beginner - $35 until Aug. 17 / $45 on Aug. 18
    3-Mile Recreational - $40 until Aug. 17 / $50 on Aug. 18
    6-Mile Elite - $55 until Aug. 17 / $65 on Aug. 18
    Kids' Fun Race - $12 (This price does not include a race shirt.)

    Packet Pick-Up
    Packets are available for pick up at the Destin Chamber, located at 4484 Legendary Drive, Suite A, in Destin, on Friday, Aug. 17, from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. They may also be picked up the day of the race beginning at 7 a.m., at The Back Porch.

    Follow Facebook.com/PaddleAtThePorch for event details.

    Thank you to our Race Partners and Sponsors!

    Race Partners
    BOTE    The Back Porch Seafood & Oyster House

    Title Sponsor
    Destin ER
    Gold Sponsor
    ResortQuest by Wyndham Vacation Rentals
    Silver Sponsors

    The Islander     Sea Glass Apartments
    Gold Sponsors
    Highway 98.1 Country  102.1 The Wave  103.1 The Blaze  Q92

    Sponsorships are available. For details, please call (850) 837-6241 or email mail@DestinChamber.com.

    2017 Race Results
    Awards List
    1-Mile Times
    3-Mile Times
    6-Mile Times

    2017 Photos
     Album 1 (Photo Credit: Dena Critch)

    2015 Race Results
    Overall Results
    2015 Album (Photos by Manny Chavez, MC Photo)
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