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The Duck Race is ready to go this Saturday

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (KIFI) - The Idaho Falls Rotary Club is hosting the 32nd year for the Great Snake River Greenbelt Duck Race. The ducks are ready to get dropped onto the Snake River at 4 p.m. this Saturday.

These are not just any ordinary rubber ducks. Most of these ducks are run consistently in duck races all across the country. In particular, our ducks racing this weekend just finished races in the states of Washington and Nebraska.

The ducks are first processed into the warehouse for DWI. The workers there make sure each and every duck is in the best of shape for the race. A few of them need to be retired since they are brought in with holes.

The processing for the ducks has already been completed, and a record 23,000 ducks will be dropped on Saturday. They will be dropped across from the Hilton Garden Inn. They will then have to trek along the Snake River before plummeting into the iconic Idaho Falls. The finish line is then 100 yards away where the Rotary Club will collect the winners.

All proceeds go directly toward the Greenbelt in Idaho Falls.

You can adopt a duck HERE.

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Evan Thomason


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