Duck Waddle 5K

Bond Park, 170 MacGregor Ave, Estes Park, CO 80517, USA


Due to recommendations from the CDC related to COVID-19 and social gatherings, this event will not take place on May 2nd.  Registration has been suspended while organizers consider their options.  Thank you for your patience and understanding.

This spring time foot race kick-starts the Estes Park Rotary Club’s DUCK RACE FESTIVAL!

The DUCK WADDLE 5K race begins at east side of Bond Park at Elkhorn Avenue. Each runner and walker will follow the scenic Fall River path and return along Wonder View to Town Hall/ Bond Park finish line.


The DUCK WADDLE 5K foot race welcomes all abilities and those wanting to have a ton of fun at the festival! Following the race, live music and festivities are held at Riverside Plaza.

At 1:00pm is the rubber DUCK RACE, starting at Nicky’s Restaurant on Fall River and finishing at Riverside Plaza.Run with us and you will automatically adopt a rubber Duck to float down the Fall River.

Registration for the Duck Waddle 5K includes receiving one DUCK RACE TICKET, short sleeve tech shirt & one free beer pint from local brewery sponsors. Please choose charity #32 on the adoption forms.

The DUCK RACE is a major fundraiser for 67 charities in Estes Park. With each Duck adoption, $19 will go towards a local charity of your choice. The Estes Park Running Club is one of those charity groups, #32 on the adoption form. Selecting the Estes Park Running Club will allow our group to receive funding and ability to disperse to local youth programs in Estes Park**. You don’t have to RUN, to purchase a DUCK racer.

Pre-Race Day Packet Pick-Up, May 1st 8AM-5PM at MedX of Estes Park.

Race day packet pickup and registration will be available from 8AM-8:50AM on the Estes Valley Library entrance.

Race Starts at 9AM!