CLINTON, NJ – The Great Hunterdon Rubber Ducky Race will be held here on Sunday, July 14.
The event benefits the American Cancer Society and the Cancer Support Community Central New Jersey. It will be held on the South Branch of the Raritan River at 2 p.m.
Unlike most races, the last ducky to cross the finish line will not be a loser. Its sponsor wins the Last Duck Trophy and a $100 gift certificate.
The first duck to cross the finish wins the First Prize trip to Walt Disney World.
The sponsor of the Second-Place Ducky will win a $500 travel voucher and the Third-Place winner will receive a gift package from the Clinton Guild.
Fourth and Fifth place winners will get $50 gift cards to the Clean Plate Kitchen restaurant in Clinton; the Sixth Place award is an 8x10 print of The Old Mill from Alchemist Art & Framing; Seventh and Eighth place awards will be $20 cards to the Stone Bean at Riverside Coffee & Teas and. Winners placing Ninth to Fourteenth place each receive $10 gift cards to Stone Bean.
To sponsor a duck, visit the Clinton Sunrise website; or call 908-279-0112 for an application.
Starting at 11 a.m. on Race Day in Clinton, race ducks, duck hats, beads, shirts and “baby ducks” will go on sale along Main Street. Ducks will also be on sale at local markets and downtown Clinton prior to the race day.