Special Olympics Isle of Man will hold their annual charity duck dash this Sunday 22 September, 12.15pm, at Silverdale Glen, Ballasalla.
Funds raised at this event will help to send a team of athletes to represent the Isle of Man in the Special Olympics European Summer Games, which are being held in Antwerp, Belgium next September.
All spectators are welcome. The starting point of the race is north of the boating lake and spectators are advised to wear appropriate footwear, as the path may be a little uneven in places. The ducks will be released into the stream and people can walk alongside them right down to the finish line. The winning ducks are picked out and the fantastic prizes are awarded accordingly.
There are some ducks still available at only £1 a go. These can be purchased on the day it the Silverdale Cafe from 11.30am or from Special Olympics Head of Ducks, Barry Dulson tel. 494761
The Silverdale café will be open in the morning from 10:00am right through till 4:00pm so feel free to pop in for a cuppa either before or after the race.
Winners and spectators will gather in the cafe after the race to announce the prize winners and give the prizes out.
Prizes include fantastic homemade cakes, chocolates, sweets, wine for adults and numerous other prizes.