Formerly known as Paddle at the Porch, now in its 9th year, the annual event is moving to Henderson Beach State Park in Destin and getting a name change - Paddle at the Park Sponsored by Destin ER. 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, they 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.
Racer Welcome Party & Gift Card Giveaway
BOTE is welcoming racers with a party from 5 - 6:30 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 20, at the Destin headquarters, located at 383 Harbor Blvd. Catch up with racers old and new, and enjoy food and cold BOTE beer from Destin Brewery. One lucky racer, participant or sponsor will win a $100 BOTE GIFT CARD! The giveaway will take place at the end of the event, and you must be present to win.
Race Packet Pickup
Packets are available for pick up at the Destin Chamber, located at 4484 Legendary Drive, Suite A, in Destin, on Friday, Aug. 20, from 9 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. They may be picked up the day of the race beginning at 7 a.m., at Henderson Beach State Park.