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Sertoma Great Topeka Duck Race on Saturday, September 18th

Adopt a Duck. Support Your Community.

The 26th Annual SERTOMA Great Topeka Duck Race will take place on Saturday, September 18th. Ducks will be dropped into the water at 10:00 a.m. Race should conclude before 11:00. 

No less than 10,000 “adopted” rubber ducks will be dropped into Lake Shawnee in the cove South of the swim beach, for a race to the finish line. Lucky winners will receive great prizes! You need not be present to win the top prizes. Ducks can be adopted for a $5.00 donation. Ducks are numbered corresponding to your adoption certificate. Your Lucky Duck Number is printed on your adoption certificate and is valid for single and/or multiple duck adoptions.

You can adopt a duck HERE!


Adopt your ducks on-line with a Visa or MasterCard. Join a team, adopt ducks, help the community and win great prizes…including a chance to win $1 million, sponsored by Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation.  Grand prize is a 2014  Hyundai Sonata, donated by Laird Noller Dealerships of Kansas.

WHERE: Lake Shawnee, Topeka, Kansas, south of the swim beach, South of 29th & Croco Road. Parking: Tinman Circle, East Edge Road & Croco, south side of East Edge.

The Sertoma Great Topeka Duck Race benefits the programs of the Sertoma Clubs of Topeka and their sponsorship beneficiaries which have included Capper Foundation, Children’s Miracle Network, The Villages, The Marian Clinic, Meals on Wheels, Head Start Programs, LULAC and East Topeka Sr. Center, Safe Streets, KVC, LifeHouse Child Advocacy Center, Ronald McDonald House, TARC, Kansas Big Brothers Big Sisters of Topeka Serving Shawnee County, Boys & Girls Clubs, Sheep Dog Impact Assistance, hearing health missions, and other worthy causes.

For more information on this event visit

September 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Lake Shawnee
3027 SE Beach Terrace
Topeka, KS 66605 United States
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