2001 was the 14th Kiwanis Duck Race for Tiny Hearts at CHEO, presented this year by Farm Boy http://www.farmboy.ca. With 100,000 rubber ducks in the water, it was a great way to bring spring to Ottawa.
Time and Place Saturday May 12th, 2001. The race starts at 13:00, however lots of action starting at 10:00 including music, antique cars, a kids zone, and lots of great smiles. The race begins at Hartwell Locks on the Rideau Canal near Carleton University, and finishes where the canal meets Dows Lake.
1st prize #001987 M. Hartley - Robinson - 2001 Dodge Caravan, courtesy of Southbank Dodge Chrysler Jeep http://www.southbankdodge.com/ approximate retail value: $34,076
2nd Prize #085097 Noella Morris - 2001 Dodge Neon, courtesy of Southbank Dodge Chrysler Jeep http://www.southbankdodge.com/, approximate retail value: $25,164
3rd Prize #079664 Bert Alberty - Ladies 18k gold necklace with cabochon natural opal and diamonds, courtesy of Howard Manufacturing Jewellers Ltd http://www.howard.ca/., approximate retail value: $15,000
4th Prize #036184 Todd Esterak - 10,000 loonies courtesy of Royal Bank http://www.royalbank.com/ and Royal Bank Employees. $10,000
5th Prize #095208 Derek Bredenridge - Genuine leather living room collection consisting of a sofa, loveseat and chair by Elran, courtesy of Startop Furniture Plus, approximate retail value: $10,000
6th Prize #003116 Amber Duncan - Gift certificate towards the purchase of furniture, includes taxes, setup and deliver, courtesy of Ormes Furniture, approximate retail value: $5,000.
7th Prize #084812 Harry Barrett - Gift certificates for restaurants, attractions and accomodations, courtesy of Ottawa Tourism and Convention Authority http://www.tourottawa.org. $ 5,000
How to get a ticket All Ducks are $5 again this year and can be picked up through any of the these ticket locations: Farm Boy http://www.farmboy.ca, Southbank Dodge http://www.southbankdodge.com,
Staples http://www.staples.ca/, PharmaPlus, Scotiabank http://www.scotiabank.com/, Royal Bank http://www.royalbank.com, Bell http://www.bell.ca, Ormes Furniture, Howard Jewellers http://www.howard.ca, Startop Furniture Plus.
You can also make use of the Duck Race Hotline at 613-733-3300