• Paddle at the Porch – A Stand Up Paddle Board Race – Returns to Destin for 6th Year

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    July 28, 2017
    Paddle at the Porch Destin ER FloridaDestin, Fla., July 27 –The 6th Annual Paddle at the Porch Sponsored by Destin ER will take place on Saturday, Aug. 19, in the beautiful emerald green Gulf waters behind The Back Porch Seafood & Oyster House in Destin, Fla. This stand up paddle board race is open to all skill and age levels and offers opportunities to race for the entire family. It includes a Kids’ Fun Paddle, 1-Mile Beginner Ride, 3-Mile Recreational Race, and 6-Mile Elite Race.
    The weekend fun begins on Friday, Aug. 18, with the Packet Pick Up Party at The Back Porch. It continues on Saturday morning with the races, which have staggered start times, beginning at 9 a.m. Racers and spectators alike will enjoy the festive atmosphere with displays and booths set up along the beach. The event will conclude with awards.
    Registration is now open at paddleguru.com/races/6thAnnualPaddleatthePorch. Find all race details at PaddleAtThePorch.com or follow Facebook.com/PaddleAtThePorch.
    Thank you to race partners BOTE and The Back Porch Seafood & Oyster House. Thank you also to our sponsors, including title sponsor Destin ER; platinum sponsors 99Rock, Emerald Coast Convention & Visitors Bureau, Inc., Okaloosa Heart & Vascular Center, and Supconnect; gold sponsors Buffalo Rock Company, Community Broadcasters, LLC, Grayton Beer Company, LLC, Gulf Coast Beach Cams, Frances Roy Agency, K2 Media, Sky Pro Imaging, and VIP Destin Magazine; silver sponsors Blanken Management, Life's A Beach, and Max Muscle Sports Nutrition; accommodations sponsors Compass Resorts, Destin Gulfgate, Newman-Dailey Resort Properties, Inc., and Sterling Resorts; and bronze sponsor GUSU Paddle & Surf.

    For more information, please call the Destin Chamber at (850) 837-6241. 
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