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. The event features a one mile recreational race, a three mile recreational race, and a six mile elite race, to be followed by awards (including $,1500 in cash prizes!), food, and fun!
The top racers in our five elite categories will each receive $300, thanks to purse sponsors Sterling Resorts and Trustmark National Bank! Additional awards will be presented to the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place overall winners, as well as 1st place winners for 50+ and for 18 & Under, in the following categories: 1 Mile Recreational; 3 Mile Race – Men’s Displacement, Women’s Displacement, Men’s Surfstyle, and Women’s Surfstyle; and 6 Mile Race – 14’ Men’s Elite, 12’6” Men’s Elite, 12’6” Women’s Elite, Men’s Surfstyle, and Women’s Surfstyle. A mandatory race meeting will be held at 9:40 a.m., on Sept. 15, behind The Back Porch, just prior to the start of the race.
The first 150 to register are guaranteed t-shirts.
Accommodations Sponsors are Destin Getaways Vacation Rentals, ResortQuest by Wyndham Vacation Rentals, Southern Vacation Rentals, and Sterling Resorts.
To book your race weekend accommodations with Sterling Resorts, please call (855) 884-5796 or visit www.sterlingresorts.com. The website promo code is paddle. Special rates start at $111 for a one-bedroom condo at Sterling Shores.
To book your race weekend accommodations with Southern Vacation Rentals, please call (866) 934-4251 or visit www.SouthernResorts.com. Use code PADDLE for 20% off your stay. There is a 3-night minimum, stays must happend between Aug. 14 - 24, 2013, and you must be 25 years or accompanied by a parent to rent.
To book your race weekend accommodations with ResortQuest by Wyndham Vacation Rentals, please call (888) 974-4950 or visit http://www.wyndhamvacationrentals.com/vacation-rentals/florida/northwest-florida/destin?utm_source=destinchamber.com&utm_content=destin&utm_medium=ref.
To book your race weekend accommodations with Destin Getaways Vacation Rentals, please call (866) 976-6395 and say the code words “paddle board” for a 20% discount.