The Duck Race is organised as a community event by Wetherby District Lions Club. The funds raised go to the Lions Charity Account which is used to support all sorts of local initiatives such as the new bike track which was constructed next to the Millennium Field in April 2017 and the new scooter shelter in Bramham which was completed in March 2017.
The Duck Race is held in conjunction with 'Wetherby Food Festival' and takes place on The Ings (next to the footbridge on King George’s Field) on Sunday 9 July 2017. The event starts at 11.00 am and tickets are available at £2 each. The first prize is £300 second prize is £150 and third prize £50.
The race is great fun and people can stand on the finish line to see the wi...
On Friday evening Lion President Martin and his wife HeIen, walked into Wetherby for a curry - he's so cosmopolitan you know ! En route he noticed 14 children riding round the pump track being supported by 22 parents! It seemed it was such a nice evening that those who built the track could not resist getting together and using it. As usual they were keen to express their thanks to the Wetherby Lions and they asked him to join them for a photo. Lion President commented “I think this is one of the best projects we have funded”.