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Kenilworth Lions Duck Race!

Date(s) - 26/12/2023
11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Abbey Fields

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After a disappointing postponement in 2022 the Kenilworth Lions Duck Race is back!

An unusual ritual takes place starting at the Ford in Kenilworth;  at 11:45am 18 Corporate Ducks will be launched into Finham Brook, followed at noon by 1,500 little ducklings.  After a bracing swim of 200 metres the ducks cross the finishing line in the Town’s Abbey Fields.  The first four finishers capture prizes of £100, £75, £50 and £25 respectively.

This annual event has been running for over twenty five years and now attracts thousands of visitors, from far and wide. The Duck Race has featured on BBC Radio 2, the Guardian, the Times and of course in the Kenilworth Weekly News.  Over the years we have raised over £80,000 to help those in need.