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Ey Up Mi Duck Race
About the event
Fantastic family fun!
Watch brightly decorated gigantic plastic ducks and thousands of little ones take to the river for Sight Support Derbyshire's fundraising event of the year.
5000 sponsored ducks race down the river - who will be the first past the post?
The event sees giant decorated plastic ducks and thousands of little ones battle it out for supremacy in the River Derwent in Derby City Centre. It’s the focal point of a family fun day, which takes place at Derby Riverlights, Derby River Gardens, from 11am to 3pm on Saturday 8th June. Derby Riverlights, where occupiers include Premier Inn, Genting Casino and Gym City, is the main event sponsor. Admission is free.
Giant ducks will be entered in one of six categories in the Best Dressed Duck competition, with a trophy for the winner of each category and a prize for the overall winner. There is also a prize for the first giant duck to finish the race.
For those who want to join in the fun of the race without getting creative, tickets to sponsor little ducks can be bought for £1 each. The prize for the winning little duck is £250 cash, donated by Lubrizol.
For more information, or to order giant ducks or little duck tickets online, go to www.sightsupportderbyshire.org.uk/duckrace2019 or contact Sight Support Derbyshire on 01332 292262.
Sight Support Derbyshire website
Prices & Offers
Free entry, see on site for prices of ducks
Free entry, see on site for prices of ducks.
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