Paddle at the Porch Returns to Destin on Aug. 17
Destin, Fla., Aug. 7 – The 8th Annual Paddle at the Porch Sponsored by Destin ER, a stand up paddle board race, will take place on Saturday, Aug. 17, in the beautiful emerald green Gulf waters behind The Back Porch Seafood & Oyster House in Destin, Fla. It offers races for all skill and age levels, with its Kids’ Fun Paddle, 1-Mile Beginner Ride, 3-Mile Recreational Race, and 6-Mile Elite Race.
The weekend fun begins on Friday, Aug. 16, with a Racer Welcome Party at BOTE, a national paddle board brand headquartered in the Destin area. 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/8thAnnualPaddleatthePorchSponsoredbyDestinER. Find all race details at PaddleAtThePorch.com or follow Facebook.com/PaddleAtThePorch.
Thank you to our race partners BOTE and The Back Porch Seafood & Oyster House; title sponsor Destin ER; gold sponsors Emerald Coast Convention & Visitors Bureau and ResortQuest by Wyndham Vacation Rentals; silver sponsors Blanken Management, Life's A Beach, Sleep Number Store #10939, and Wet, Inc.; accommodations sponsors The Islander, Newman-Dailey Resort Properties, Inc., and Vacasa; bronze sponsors Battle Beauties Fashion and Emerald Bay Golf Club; media sponsors 102.1 The Wave, 103.1 The Blaze, Destin Life, Highway 98 Country, K2 Media, Land Air Sea Productions and Q92; and beverage sponsors 3rd Planet Brewing, Buffalo Rock Company, and Destin Brewery!