Labor Day - Monday, September 2, 2019 @ 2pm

Race takes place at Civic Park between the 9th and 11th Street Bridge

Join us for our annual “Quack for a Cause”. The Great Boulder Duck Race was founded in 1988 and has since become a Boulder tradition. We invite the whole community to compete, partner or volunteer in our race.

Join the over 7,000 community members in this year's annual Great Boulder Duck Race and compete to win one of our amazing prizes! All proceeds from the Duck Race go towards the PLAY Boulder Foundation's core programs:

Boulder Reservoir, EXPAND, PLAYpass, Tree Trust, YSI 


This family fun event helps to raise critical funds which we use to directly impact our community. Enter the race by adopting a duck today!

Lucky Duck (1) $10

Ducks in a Row (3) $25

Flock of ducks (7) $50

Great prizes for our top finishers!

Adopt a Duck

Birds of a feather flock together so join our Duck-orating team and sponsor a duck!

Lone Duck $350

Double Duck $500

Click here for full partnership information & benefits

Who Can Partner? EVERYONE! Think businesses, teams, neighborhoods, families, clubs!

Partner Registration


Support the Great Boulder Duck Race by lending a hand, or a wing. Volunteers receive a signature anniversary t-shirt, complimentary duck adoption and satisfaction being a part of the most fun event of the year. Volunteer duties include helping register ducks at community events over the summer, assisting on race day by helping participants, or joining the “duck rescue team”.

Think about volunteering as a group with friends, teams, schools or clubs.


Quack for a Cause!

Adopt A Duck
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