Paddle at the Porch Sponsored by Destin ER
The 6th Annual Paddle at the Porch Sponsored by Destin ER will be held on Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017, 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. 18 / $45 on Aug. 19
3-Mile Recreational - $40 until Aug. 18 / $50 on Aug. 19
6-Mile Elite - $55 until Aug. 18 / $65 on Aug. 19
Kids' Fun Race - $12 (This price does not include a race shirt.)
You may also download our brochure, complete the registration form, and return it to the Destin Chamber via mail at 4484 Legendary Dr., Ste. A, Destin, FL 32541; via fax at (850) 654-5612; or via email at mail@DestinChamber.com. All applications must be received at the Chamber by 2 p.m., on Friday, Aug. 18. They may also be brought to The Back Porch from 4 - 7 p.m., on Friday, Aug. 18, or to the race site on the morning of Saturday, Aug. 19.
Planning your race weekend in Destin? Check out these specials from our Accommodations Sponsors!
20% off your stay of three nights or more with a $50 Visa Gift Card included! Must stay between Aug. 11-27, 2017.
Promo Code: PADDLE17
15% discount on two or more nights at the Beachside Inn from Aug. 13-21, 2017.
Packet Pick-Up Party
Kick start the race weekend with our Packet Pick-Up Party at The Back Porch, from 4 - 7 p.m., on Friday, Aug. 18. For those who cannot make the party, packets may be picked up at the Destin Chamber, located at 4484 Legendary Drive, Suite A, in Destin, on Friday, Aug. 18, from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. They may also be picked up the day of the race beginning at 7 a.m., at The Back Porch.
A mandatory race meeting will be held 20 minutes prior to the start of each race.
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Additional sponsorships are available. For details, please contact Events Coordinator Bryce Trafford at bryce@DestinChamber.com or (850) 837-6241.2015 Race Results
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