QUACK FOR A CAUSE
30th ANNIVERSARY DUCK RACE
A Boulder tradition. Join PLAY Boulder Foundation in celebrating the
30th anniversary of The Great Boulder Duck Race.
join the DUCK race: How to register AND RACE A DUCK
Over 7,000 community members participate in the Duck Race each year. Individuals and groups may join the race by registering their duck. Quack-Tastic prizes are available for the first set of winners.
Ducks are available for a donated registration fee:
- One Duck: $5.00
- Family of Five Ducks: $20.00
All proceeds raised from donated duck registrations benefit the PLAY Boulder Foundation and the initiatives within our three focus areas:
ACCESS: EXPAND, YSI & PLAYpass
ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY: Boulder Tree Trust
PLACEMAKING - Boulder Reservoir's Inclusivity Project
For more information on where funds go, visit the Initiatives tab above.
Sponsor the duck race AS a BUSINESS
300 businesses are sought to sponsor the race,
in honor of it's 30th anniversary.
Sponsorship is available at the following levels:
- Daisy Duck Level for $300
- Donald Duck Level for $500
Each sponsor receives a giant Daisy and Donald Duck to decorate with logos, swag or quack-tastic design, and will compete in the sponsor race - kicking off the Great Boulder Duck Race.
Click to donate at either sponsor levels, or, call Caitlin Berube-Smith at 720-296-2545, or, Kelly Wyatt at 303-931-5060 for more information.
VOLUNTEER AT THE DUCK RACE
With the Great Boulder Duck Race being a popular favorite of the entire community, many volunteers are needed prior to race day and on the day of the race.
Volunteer duties include:
- Helping PLAY register ducks at Boulder Creekfest on Memorial Day weekend
- Registering Ducks at local community events throughout the summer
- Joining the "Duck Rescue Team" on race day
- Helping in extra-ordinary ways so the 30th anniversary race is the best race ever!
Volunteers revive a signature anniversary t-shirt, snacks, and complimentary duck to race.