3rd Annual Duck Waddle Aug. 5

Staff Report

Come to Historic Delaware for the 3rd Annual Alpha Duck Waddle 5K and Duck Races to be held on Saturday, August 5th at Mingo Park. Runners of all levels and abilities are invited to participate. Whether you are setting a world record, personal best or just want to have fun, we need your help to support the Alpha Group’s continuing mission of “helping individuals with disabilities succeed.”

Winners will be recognized in the following categories, Male, Female, Youth (12 and under), Abilities, top 3 winners of the Kids Fun Run (ages 5 and under) and Top Fundraiser.

5K Registration Opens at 8 a.m.; 9 a.m. Start Time. Participants receive race packets which include a duck t-shirt/tank, cinch backpack, Mingo pool pass, one duck race entry and a voucher for a free ‘Duck’ donut!

NEW – Become a Fund raiser, Individual or TEAMS. Attention corporate wellness initiatives. Grab your co-workers and run/walk as a TEAM.

Show your support by creating your own personal profile page with links to share with family, co-workers and friends.

NEW – 1 Mile Duck Waddle, Walkers are welcome to bring wheelchairs, strollers, etc. Get creative! DUCK costumes are highly encouraged. Participants receive race packets.

NEW – FREE KIDS FEST, Thanks to our event sponsors we are able to bring the Kids Fest to the community, activities include face painting, carnival games, with live music, and bounce houses. Free popcorn and food vendors will be available.

NEW – YMCA Kids Fun Run kicks off at 10 a.m., for ages 8 and under, prizes for the top 3 places.

In addition, our special guest, Dr. Health E. Hound from United Healthcare will lead us in four fitness activities.

Duck Races begin at 10:30, adopt-a-duck online or day of … Cash Prizes & Trophies for duck race winners! Duck race includes 4 heats of duck races with one grand finale winner!

100% of event proceeds support programs and services provided by The Alpha Group of Delaware, Inc. which help individuals with disabilities succeed.

The Alpha Group is a registered 501 3c non-profit organization and the largest provider of services to individuals in Delaware County and growing to meet the needs in surrounding counties.

We wish to thank our event sponsors, Merrill Lynch, Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, IGS Energy, KeWaPa, John & Sue Norris Family, Amanda Plumbing, Comfort Xpress, Delco Water, Co., Dawson & Myers, LLC, Emergency Plumbing, Fidelity Federal Savings and Loan Assoc., Foot & Ankle Wellness Center, Fraternal Order of Eagles, Hiram Lodge of Delaware, Hypersounds Entertainment, LLC, Jabtec, LLC, Klatte Photography, Kona Ice, M.C. Mobility Services, Inc., McGohanBrabender, Minuteman Press of Lewis Center, Red Hot Leads, Sequent, Wichert Insurance, Baurle Automotive, The Keenan Agency, Manos, Martin & Pergram Co., LPA, OneIT, Preferred benefits Services Agency, Inc., Sellers Electric, Servpro of Delaware, Canvas Creations for You, United Healthcare Community Plan and YMCA Delaware Community Center.

To see all event details and registration details for 5K, 1-Mile Duck Waddle, and to order your duck t-shirts and/or to adopt-a-duck, visit www.alphagroup.net, 5K Discount for Team of 4. Follow us on Facebook or 740-368-5810 Ext: 182, info@alphagroup.net.

New this year, sign up to create your own fundraising team, no need to run or walk.

Find us at the downtown First Friday on August4th. Look for the Giant Duck! We Invite The Community to Join Us for Duck Races and the Duck Waddle 5K! Look for Duck Banners to be hung in the Downtown in July.


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