DESTIN, Florida – 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, Florida. 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 HERE.
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!
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