The 7th Annual Paddle at the Porch Sponsored by Destin ER will be held on Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018, beginning at 9 a.m. rain or shine.
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, and 6-Mile Elite. Races will be followed by awards.
Thank you to our race partners BOTE and The Back Porch Seafood & Oyster House! Thank you also to title sponsor Destin ER, gold sponsor ResortQuest by Wyndham Vacation Rentals; silver sponsors The Islander and Sea Glass Apartments; and gold sponsors Highway 98 Country, 102.1 The Wave, 103.1 The Blaze, and Q92 Hit Music Now.
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.
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.)
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.
A mandatory race meeting will be held 20 minutes prior to the start of each race.
Follow www.Facebook.com/PaddleAtThePorch for event details.