5th Paddle at the Porch

The 5th Paddle at the Porch will be held on Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016, beginning at 9 a.m.

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 Race, 1-Mile Beginner, 3-Mile Recreational, 6-Mile Elite, and, new this year, a Relay. Races will be followed by awards.

Race Start Times
9 a.m. - 3/6-mile races start

10:45 a.m. - 1-mile race starts
11:30 a.m. - kids' fun race (for ages 12 & under only) starts

12:15 p.m. - relay starts
Awards for all races will begin directly after the relay.

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
Kids' Fun Race - Boys, Girls

Online registration closes at 2 p.m., on Friday, Aug. 19. After that time, you may register in person during the Packet Pick Up Party or before the race on Saturday morning.

Pricing is as follows:

1-Mile Beginner - $25 until Aug. 19 / $35 on Aug. 20 (This price does not include a race shirt.)
3-Mile Recreational - $40 until Aug. 19 / $50 on Aug. 20
6-Mile Elite - $55 until Aug. 19 / $65 on Aug. 20
Kids' Fun Race - $12 (This price does not include a race shirt.)

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. 19. 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. 19, 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.

Race Meeting
A mandatory race meeting will be held 20 minutes prior to the start of each race.

This event is funded in part by VISIT FLORIDA. Thank you to partners BOTE and The Back Porch Seafood & Oyster House, in conjunction with Sponsor Okaloosa Heart & Vascular Center; Accommodations Sponsors Destin Gulfgate, Newman-Dailey Resort Properties, Inc., ResortQuest by Wyndham Vacation Rentals, Southern Vacation Rentals, and SummerPlace Inn; Silver Sponsor First NBC Bank; Gold Sponsors 99Rock, Buffalo Rock Company, Inc., Gulf Coast Beach Cams, and VIP Destin Magazine; and Bronze Sponsor Islander Condominiums. 

Sponsorships are available. For details, please contact Events Coordinator Bryce Trafford at bryce@DestinChamber.com or (850) 837-2711 x2.

Thank you to our 2016 partners!
Partners - BOTE and The Back Porch Seafood & Oyster House

Follow www.Facebook.com/PaddleAtThePorch for event details.
Packet Pick-Up Party & Board Demos
August 19
4 - 7 p.m.

August 20
9 a.m. - 3/6-mile races start
10:45 a.m. - 1-mile race starts
11:30 a.m. - kids' fun race (for ages 12 & under only) starts

12:15 p.m. - relay starts
Awards for all races will begin directly after the relay.

Event Entries Click on an event to see who entered.

Melisa Clements17AllAllGirl
Rob Berish19AllAllGuy
Dustin Richards20AllAllGuy
Mitchell Lafrance29AllAllGuy
Suzette Mackenzie32AllAllGirl
Tommy Herbert34AllAllGuy
Catherine Lee35AllAllGirl
Steve Littrell38AllAllGuy
Kristi Littrell39AllAllGirl
Reed Margaret Wolfram40AllAllGirl
Laura Edwards44AllAllGirl
Steve Edwards45AllAllGuy
Brittney Henneberger52AllAllGirl
Maria Ramos53AllAllGirl
Kathy Whidden54AllAllGirl
Jackson Luberto55AllAllGuy
Matthew Luberto56AllAllGuy
Kellie Hudson57AllAllGirl
Brian Ruby62AllAllGuy
Jessica Ruby63AllAllGirl
Tiffany Moore78AllAllGirl
Mark Elliott85AllAllGuy
Melisa Clements812AllAllGirl
Todd Dixon813AllAllGirl
Suzette Mackenzie814AllAllGuy
Michael Feola815AllAllGirl
Adam Wolfe816AllAllGirl
Abbey Wolfe817AllAllGirl
Emma Bailey818AllAllGirl
Allen Wooten1AllAllGuy
Stephen Gornto5AllAllGuy
Amanda Abbott8AllAllGirl
Kristine Dobbs11AllAllGirl
Tracy Louthain16AllAllGirl
Danele Elliott18AllAllGirl
Curt Hawn25AllAllGuy
Gina Bolen30AllAllGirl
Neil Bolen31AllAllGuy
Mark Chrisman33AllAllGuy
Troy Gleason36AllAllGuy
Eric Olins43AllAllGuy
Ian Stal47AllAllGuy
Michael Feola58AllAllGuy
Steve Chilton60AllAllGuy
Kenneth Brooks64AllAllGuy
Carren Martinez65AllAllGirl
Jason Guzewich66AllAllGuy
Megan Smith72AllAllGirl
Romel Alvar75AllAllGuy
John Madden80AllAllGuy
Phil Asselin81AllAllGuy
Michael Mikula83AllAllGuy
Joanne Bracco84AllAllGirl
James Holstead86AllAllGuy
Ashley Chrisman87AllAllGirl
Amanda Schmidt88AllAllGirl
Jeff Snow90AllAllGuy
Jennifer Meacham94AllAllGirl
John Meskauskas95AllAllGuy
Charlie Batten98AllAllGuy
Randy Hartzog7AllAllGuy
Brent Harris12AllAllGuy
Carol Forsythe13AllAllGirl
Stefan Halushka14AllAllGuy
Adam Killick15AllAllGuy
Nathan Hansen23AllAllGuy
Michael Alger24AllAllGuy
Kent Sutton26AllAllGuy
Todd Dixon28AllAllGuy
Polly Dole37AllAllGirl
Chris Gee49AllAllGuy
Adam Wolfe50AllAllGuy
Ken Whidden51AllAllGuy
Cory Colwell59AllAllGuy
Christopher Ray61AllAllGuy
Julia Vijacka67AllAllGirl
Gloria Bailey Perez73AllAllGirl
John Hansen77AllAllGuy
Aaron Smith79AllAllGuy
Dirk Unkle91AllAllGuy
Jay Bouck96AllAllGuy
Michael Robertson97AllAllGuy
Chris Wallace6AllAllGuy
David Leach22AllAllGuy
Jereme Dees27AllAllGuy
Brian Moorehead41AllAllGuy
Ryan Lundbohm48AllAllGuy
Ed Naggiar74AllAllGuy
Phillip Mcdonald76AllAllGuy
Mark Rankin89AllAllGuy
Pete Buzzelli92AllAllGuy
Barrett Hoard93AllAllGuy
Gary Maddock2AllAllGuy
Sam Gentsch3AllAllGuy
Shane Sekul9AllAllGuy
Patrick Kent10AllAllGuy
Bernadette Leach21AllAllGirl
Eric Bednorz42AllAllGuy
Lauren Dorsey46AllAllGirl
Blake Dumas68AllAllGuy
Matthew Mcdonald69AllAllGuy
Chris Irons70AllAllGuy
Norbert Nebucz71AllAllGuy

Results Select an event to view results.

Note: All live times are unadjusted and unofficial.

Paddle at the Porch race course
The Back Porch Seafood & Oyster House
1740 Scenic Gulf Dr. 
Destin, FL 32541


Aug 20, 2016


Destin, FL