The 7th Annual Paddle at the Porch Sponsored by Destin ER, a stand up paddle board race, will take place on Saturday, Aug. 18, 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. 17, 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/7thAnnualPaddleatthePorchSponsoredbyDestinER. 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; title sponsor Destin ER; gold sponsor ResortQuest by Wyndham Vacation Rentals; accommodations sponsors The Islander, Destin Gulfgate, and Newman-Dailey Resort Properties, Inc.; silver sponsors Blanken Management, Henry Chiropractic, The Preserve at Henderson Beach, Sea Glass Apartments, Sleep Number Store #10939, and Wet, Inc.; and media sponsors 102.1 The Wave,103.1 The Blaze, Highway 98 Country, K2 Media, Inc., and Q92 Hit Music Now