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Wacky Quacky Ducky Derby - October 4, 2014

 Feather Your Nest with the
McClary Ford $1,000 Grand Prize!

There are hundreds of rubber ducks just waiting to be adopted for this race, and lots of valuable prizes to be given away, including the McClary Ford $1,000 Grand Prize and new $300 Quack Pack drawing sponsored by American Leakless Company!


The Wacky Quacky Ducky Derby is a fun duck race which takes place at Big Spring Memorial Park in Athens.  Proceeds support the work of Keep Athens-Limestone Beautiful.

A $5 donation will adopt a duck that will be entered into the race in your name. 

A $25 donation will adopt a Papa Murphy's Quack Pack that includes:

  • 6 ducks intered into the race (1 free)
  • A coupon for 50% off your entire order from Papa Murphy's in Athens
  • AND your name will be placed in a drawing for $300 cash sponsored by American Leakless Company!

How to Adopt Ducks   

You don't even have to leave home!  Just adopt any number of ducks online and we'll take care of the rest.     


2014 Duck and Run 5K & Fun Run Photos   

  2014 Duck and Run 5K Race

Just click on the links above to view photos of the race and fun run!  Like their Facebook Pages while you are there as a thank you!

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