Adopt a duck. Support your community.


WHAT: The 23nd Annual SERTOMA Great Topeka Duck Race. 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. Adopt your ducks on-line with a Visa or MasterCard. Join a team, adopt the most ducks and win !


WHEN: Saturday, September 15, 2018. Children’s activities start at 11:00 a.m. and Ducks will be dropped at 3:00 p.m. Also, there will be a 0.lk Waddle for all of you short distance waddlers at 2:00 pm.

Event concludes around 4:00! Come early for hourly door prizes, FREE festivities, FREE children’s midway games, FREE family games, petting zoo, animals, music and entertainment on the big stage throughout the day. FREE rides to the event from Tinman Circle parking area, turn off of Croco Road onto East Edge Road - parking on the south side of East Edge Road. Also a great walking path from there takes you directly to the Duck Race event area.


WHERE: Event: 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.


WHY: To benefit the programs of the Sertoma Clubs of Topeka and their sponsorship beneficiaries which have included The Easter 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.


Sertoma Great Topeka 0.1k Waddle

Please register here-

328 feet, 100 meters, 160 steps for you short distance waddlers.

Saturday, September 15 at 2:00 (before the duck race at 3:00)

Lake Shawnee Cove

Adults pay $10; CHILDREN 14 and UNDER – FREE.

Gets you one duck in the race!

Tevyn Harmon from HillTop Strong Fitness Training will get everyone warmed up for the waddle.

Prizes

  • 1st Prize: 2016 Ford Taurus SE
    1st Prize: 2016 Ford Taurus SE
    1st Place Prize: 2016 Ford Taurus SE
    compliments of
    LAIRD NOLLER DEALERSHIPS OF KANSAS

    Winner- Natalie Chalmers
  • 2nd Prize: Ladies 14k yellow gold triple row/link style tennis bracelet
    2nd Prize: Ladies 14k yellow gold triple row/link style tennis bracelet

    Ladies 14k yellow gold triple row/link style

    tennis bracelet with 231 round full cut diamonds

    total weight: 5 ct.

    donated by Calhoun’s Jewelers


    Winner- Laura Graham

  • 3rd Prize:  KSNT “ Meteorologist For a Day”
    3rd Prize: KSNT “ Meteorologist For a Day”

    KSNT “Meteorologist For a Day”

    Join the KSNT meteorologist Team for one day at the station! Not only will the lucky winner get the chance to become a meterologist, he/she will also learn what it takes to put together the weather for the evening news.

    donated by KSNT News


    Winner- Keith Napier

  • 4th Prize: fresh roasted coffee 365 days of  the year
    4th Prize: fresh roasted coffee 365 days of the year
    Wake up to fresh roasted coffee 365 days of the year

    donated by CLASSIC BEAN, Topeka

    Winner- Anjanette Zarate
  • 5th Prize: Great Wolf Lodge Family Adventure
    5th Prize: Great Wolf Lodge Family Adventure
    Great Wolf Lodge Family Adventure
    enjoy a night’s stay in a Family Suite,
    includes 4 water park passes, plus a $319 gift card
    that can be used for a 2nd night’s stay,
    at the restaurant, or arcade
    donated by ADVISORS EXCEL

    Winner- Mary Blancas
  • 6th Prize: Flat Screen TV
    Flat screen TV
    donated by ONE-WAY CUSTOM PAINT & COLLISION,

    LARRY O’CONNER OWNER (785)861-7011

    Winner- Lee Riley
  • 7th Prize: $500 shopping spree at HyVee Food Store
    7th Prize: $500 shopping spree at HyVee Food Store

    $500 shopping spree at HyVee Food Store

    donated by HYVEE FOOD STORE, Topeka

    Winner- Brian Cuthbertson
  • 8th Prize: A weekend getaway at Prairie Band Casino & Resort
    8th Prize: A weekend getaway at Prairie Band Casino & Resort

    A weekend getaway at Prairie Band Casino & Resort

    including 2 rounds of weekend golf, an overnight stay at the Resort,

    & $50 to spend at Three Fires Steakhouse

    donated by PRAIRIE BAND CASINO & RESORT


    Winner- Josie Smith

  • 9th Prize: A weekend getaway at Prairie Band Casino & Resort
    9th Prize: A weekend getaway at Prairie Band Casino & Resort

    A weekend getaway at Prairie Band Casino & Resort

    including 2 rounds of weekend golf, an overnight stay at the Resort,

    & $50 to spend at Three Fires Steakhouse

    donated by PRAIRIE BAND CASINO & RESORT


    Winner- Craig & Melanie Trapp

  • 10th Prize: Four tickets to any 2018-19 event at Kansas Expocentre
    10th Prize: Four tickets to any 2018-19 event at Kansas Expocentre
    Four tickets to any 2018-19 event at Kansas Expocentre
    & a one- night hotel stay at Capitol City Plaza Hotel
    donated by KANSAS EXPOCENTRE, SPECTRA VENUE
    MGMT, and CAPITOL PLAZA HOTEL, Topeka

    Winner- Cari Andrews
  • 11th Prize:  Two season tickets to both Washburn University Football and Basketball
    11th Prize: Two season tickets to both Washburn University Football and Basketball

    Two season tickets to both Washburn University Football and Basketball, for the 2018-19 season

    donated by: WASHBURN UNIVERSITY ATHLETICS


    Winner- Nancy Foster

  • 12th Prize- Discover Topeka
    “Discover Topeka”
    includes tickets to area museums, theatres, and Centers, activities for young and old.

    4 tickets to the Combat Air Museum

    4 tickets to the Kansas Museum of History

    4 tickets to the Charles Curtis House Museum

    4 tickets to the Evel Knievel Museum

    4 tickets to the Kansas Children's Discovery Center

    4 tickets to the Topeka Zoo

    2 tickets to the Columbian Theater, Wamego


    Winner- Kathy Schultz

  • 13th Prize: A one-year Family Membership at the World Famous Topeka Zoo
    A one-year Family Membership at the World Famous Topeka Zoo,
    PLUS one-year Family Membership at The Kansas Children’s Discovery Center, Topeka
    donated by: KANSAS TIRE & AUTO

    Winner- Lynette Glotzbach
  • 14th Prize: A one-year Family Membership at the World Famous Topeka Zoo
    A one-year Family Membership at the World Famous Topeka Zoo,
    PLUS one-year Family Membership at The Kansas Children’s Discovery Center, Topeka
    donated by ANDREW LINTON FARM BUREAU
    FINANCIAL SERVICES

    Winner- Chad Shafstell
  • PLUS-a chance to win ONE MILLION DOLLARS!
    (Duck #27), SEE OFFICIAL RULES FOR MORE DETAILS,
    SPONSORED BY PRAIRIE BAND POTAWATOMI NATION

    No Winner This Year


Who receives funds from this event???

Beneficiaries - 1996 to 2017

 


A Child’s World Day Care

American Red Cross

Avondale East Elementary

Berryton & Tecumseh CERT

Beta Chapter

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Topeka

Boy Scout Troop 94

Boys & Girls Clubs of Topeka

Boys & Girls State

Breakthrough House

CAART, Animal Rescue

Capital City Chorus

The Capper Foundation Easter Seals

Carbondale City Library

CASA

Charles Curtis Home Restoration

Chase Middle School

Christ the King Preschool

Citizens Academy Ambassadors– Topeka PD

Community Action

Community Blood Center

Doorstep

East Topeka Senior Center

Eisenhower Middle School

Elmont Elementary School Bionic Club

Emerald City Cosmos

First Tee Community Action

Girl Scout Troop 7154

Habitat for Humanity

Hayden High School Band & Bells

Head Start

Helping Hands Humane Society

Highland Park Central

Highland Park HS Boosters

Highland Park Link Crew

Highland Park United Methodist Church

Holy Family

Jardine Elementary PTO

Jayhawk Area Boy Scouts

Jayhawk Theatre Restoration

Jefferson West Journalism Class

Junior Achievement

Kaw Chapter IAAP

Kardio Kids

KICKS (Kids in care of Kids)

KVC Behavioral Health

Landon Middle School

Legion Post 421 Senators

Let’s Help

Lifehouse Child Advocacy Center

Logan Elementary School Bionic Club

LULAC Senior Center

McCarter Elementary

Marian Clinic Dental Program

Mater Dei Child Care

Meals on Wheels

Midland Care Connection

Mission Valley H.S. Cheer Squad

Nat’l Assoc of Professional Mtg Women

NET Reach

North Fairview Elementary School

North Topeka Rotary Club

Optimist Clubs of Topeka

Osage City Middle School Cheer

Osage City Middle School Yearbook

Our Savior Lutheran Church Youth

Prairie Advocacy Center

Prince of Peace Youth Group

Quinton Heights Elementary

Ronald McDonald House

Ross Elementary School

Topeka Rough Riders SCABA baseball

Safe Streets

Scholarships (high school)

Seaman High School Band Boosters

Seaman Middle School Power Club

SHARP

Shawnee County Drug Court

Shawnee Heights Boys Soccer Boosters

Shawnee Heights United Methodist Church

Sheep Dog Impact Assistance

Sheltered Living, Inc.

Simon Youth Foundation, Westridge Mall

Sole Reason

Southwest Topeka Kiwanis

St. David’s Episcopal Church

St. Mary’s Methodist Youth

State Street Elementary

STEPS

Successful Connections

Sunflower Soccer

TARC

TDC Learning Center

The Villages

Topeka Civic Theatre & Academy

Topeka Collegiate School

Topeka Cosmopolitan Club

Topeka Rescue Mission

Topeka High Cheer Squad

Topeka High Climate Club

Topeka North Outreach

Topeka Police Cadets

Topeka Select Strikers

Topeka Sluggers Baseball

Topeka Spirit Club

Topeka West Football

Topeka West Charger Band

Topeka Youth Hockey

Topeka Youth Project

Town & Country Church

Toys for Tots

Tri-County Catholic Youth

Unity Church of Christianity

USD 501 Speech/Hearing Dept

VFW

Wamego Sertoma Club

Wanamaker Elementary School

Washburn Rural Dance Team

Washburn Rural High School Band

Washburn Rural Middle School Choir

Washburn Rural Middle School Orchestra

West Indianaola Elementary School

White Lakes Optimist Club

YMCA & YWCA