After a one-year absence, our annual standup paddle board race is back, and we have exciting news. The event is moving to Henderson Beach State Park and getting a name change – Paddle at the Park Sponsored by Destin ER! Formerly known as Paddle at the Porch, this event, now in its 9th year, will be held on Aug. 21, 2021. It features 1- and 3-mile recreational races and a 6-mile elite race, to be followed by awards, food & fun! Also, we are welcoming two new categories in the 3-mile race: kayaks and inflatables.
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, Men’s Inflatable, Women’s Inflatable, Men’s Kayak, Women’s Kayak
6-Mile Elite – Men’s Elite, Women’s Elite
The names of the top male and top female in the 6-Mile Race will be placed on the Destin SUP Cup. The overall top male and female in the 1-Mile, 3-Mile, and 6-Mile races will also win some awesome BOTE lifestyle products!
The top boy and girl in the Kids Fun Paddle will win a BOTE Youth t-shirt and hat.
Registration is now open on Paddleguru.com or you may download and return our brochure. Pricing is as follows:
1-Mile Beginner – $35 until Aug. 20 / $45 on Aug. 21
3-Mile Recreational – $40 until Aug. 20 / $50 on Aug. 21
6-Mile Elite – $55 until Aug. 20 / $65 on Aug. 21
Kids’ Fun Race – $12 (This price does not include a race shirt.)