Duck Race Raises £1759 for ARUK

Winning Duck Racer Kieran McDonnell with family members Derrick Wren and his 8 week old grandaughter Penny, Helen Wren, Emma Wren and great grandmother Joan Graham.

This year’s Duck Race, once again in aid of Alzheimer’s Research UK as part of the Festival of the Fells was a huge success with over 1700 ducks sold to race through the water of Rothay Park.

Heat winners received £20 and the Grand Final of 65 ducks resulted in a winning prize of £200, kindly donated by Cumberland Building Society, being won by Kieran McDonnell.

His prize was made even more special as 4 generations of his family were at the park watching the race.

The total raised for ARUK is in the region of £1750 – an amazing result.

Well done Team AK Duck Race!