2002 is the 15th Kiwanis Duck Race for Tiny Hearts at CHEO, presented this year by Farm Boy. With 100,000 rubber ducks in the water, it was a great way to bring spring to Ottawa.
Time and Place Saturday May 11th, 2002. 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.
The Prizes 1st prize - 2002 Dodge Caravan, courtesy of Southbank Dodge Chrysler Jeep[http://www.southbankdodge.com/] approximate retail value: $32,200.
2nd Prize - 2001 Jeep TJ SE, courtesy of Southbank Dodge Chrysler Jeep[http://www.southbankdodge.com/], approximate retail value: $25,800
3rd Prize - Ladies saphire and diamond ring, courtesy of Alyea Jewellers., approximate retail value: $13,200. 4th Prize - 10,000 loonies courtesy of Royal Bank[http://www.royalbank.com/]. $10,000
5th Prize - La-Z-boy rocker recliners, courtesy of Maheu Furniture, approximate retail value: $5,750.
6th Prize - Gift certificates for restaurants, attractions and accomodations, courtesy of Ottawa Tourism and Convention Authority[http://www.tourottawa.org]. $ 5,000
7th Prize - A seven day trip to Caracol Village in the Mayan Riviera, plus $1,000 cash courtesy of GO Travel Direct[http://www.gotraveldirect.com/]. approximate retail value: $5,000.
8th Prize - Five certificates from Farm Boy for $1,000 , courtesy of Farm Boy[http://www.farmboy.ca], retail value: $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]. You can also make use of the Duck Race Hotline 733-3300.