Paddle at The Porch Registration OPEN

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  1. Abby E

    Abby E SoWal Guide Staff Member

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    The 8th annual Paddle at the Porch, sponsored by Destin ER, will be held on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019 at The Back Porch restaurant beginning at 9 a.m. Registration is open on!

    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.

    Presented by race partners BOTE and The Back Porch Seafood & Oyster House.


    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.

    Registration is open on! Pricing is as follows:
    1-Mile Beginner - $35 until Aug. 16 / $45 on Aug. 17
    3-Mile Recreational - $40 until Aug. 16 / $50 on Aug. 17
    6-Mile Elite - $55 until Aug. 16 / $65 on Aug. 17
    Kids' Fun Race - $12 (This price does not include a race shirt.)

    Packet Pick-Up
    Packets are available for pick up at the Destin Chamber, located at 4484 Legendary Drive, Suite A, in Destin, on Friday, Aug. 16, from 9 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.

    For details, visit or follow for event details.

    Sponsorships are available. For details, please call (850) 837-6241 or email

    Photo by Sky Pro Imaging


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