Scottish Adoption Duck Race 2019

The Duck Race is back for 2019 and will be taking place on Friday 24th May on the Water of Leith starting in Stockbridge.

Duck Race

The Duck Race is back for 2019 and will be taking place on Friday 24th May on the Water of Leith starting in Stockbridge. Ducks cost £5 and this year we will be offering 4 ducks for only £15. Ducks are now available to purchase in person from the Scottish Adoption office and are available here.

More prizes will be added to this list as and when we get them confirmed. Prizes that have been donated so far include:

  • Robert from Woodhead Eco Trees has donated a 50cm tall Swedish Candle.
  • Craig from Papillon Restaurant and Cocktail Bar on Commercial Street has donated a £30 meal voucher.
  • Steven from Steven Butcher Art has donated A3 mounted prints from his collection. You can see more of Steven’s art on his website www.stevenbutcher.com
  • David & Sadie have donated a voucher for a one hour microlight flight for one person flying from East Fortune Airfield.
  • Linda had very kindly doanted a beautiful hand made baby blanket.
  • Thanks to Capital Cooling for donating not one but TWO Premier Mini Fridges
  • Susan from The Poodle Palace and Doggy Hotel and Spa has donated one prize of Two Full Dog Grooms and another prize of a 2 night stay at the Poodle Palace!
  • ASY Gardening Services have donated one gardener for a full day maintenece service (Monday to Friday only) and one pot planted up with a Boxus Ball. You can visit the ASY Gardening Services website here.

More prizes will be added to this list and to be in with a chance to win any of these prizes you need to buy a duck! You can do that here http://bit.ly/DuckRace2019 

Duck Race Winners!

The Scottish Adoption Duck Race 2018 has been our biggest race so far!

The Scottish Adoption Duck Race took place on place on Friday 25th May on the Water of Leith starting in Stockbridge and we have our list of winners! 268 Ducks were sold which raised £1340 for our Young Person’s group.

The winning duck numbers and prizes allocated are:

Duck Number 46Fee Dickson Painting  – www.feedickson.co.uk

Duck Number 43 –  Two Tickets (one adult and one child) to an English Premier League Fixture for season 18/19. Tickets will likely be to Manchester United, Manchester City or Newcastle United. Donated by Alan Dey from PE5 Sports Tours  www.pe5sportstours.com

Duck Number 217 – A gorgeous wee Highland Cow from Between the Woods and Sea – www.betweenthewoodsandsea.com

Duck Number 82 – Lorena Peressini has donated a voucher for 1 night bed & breakfast at Seaholm Bed and Breakfast in North Berwick! You will enjoy a lovely seaview room with a bottle of Prosecco on arrival – www.seaholm.co.uk

Duck Number 228 – Helen Bonnar from the Gullane After School Club has donated one week, yes that is correct, one week of free childcare at their Summer Holiday Club which runs from 16th July to the 9th August for a family of up to 2 children aged between 4 and 12. www.gullaneafterschoolclub.com

Duck Number 180 – £50 voucher donated by Claudia Wellwood which can be used for one of her lovely unique illustration from www.facebook.com/ByClaudiaw 

Duck Number 96 – £40 voucher for Carse Makes, visit Fiona’s facebook page for details of her lovely work.

DuckNumber 255 – Family Pass on the Lothian Buses City Sightseeing Tours.

Duck Number 2 – 2 Day passes to M&D’s Scotland’s Theme Park near Motherwell.

Duck Number 121 – A Personal Training Session by Ryan Ramsay plus 5 day passes to the Pure Gym in Ocean Terminal

Duck Number 171 – 5 day passes to the Pure Gym in Ocean Terminal

Duck Number 150 – A face painting Session from Karen Ballingham. Perfect for Birthday Parties!

Duck Number 64 – Bottle of Eden Mill Gin donated by Karen Cameron from the band Obsession www.obsessionband.co.uk

Duck Number 201 – Bottle of Glenturret Higland Single Malt Whisky donated by Maurice Gallagher.

Duck Number 35 – Bottle of red wine donated by Maurice Gallagher

Duck Number 12 – Bottle of red wne donated by Maurice Gallagher

Duck Number 177 – Bottle of red wine donated by Jane McLardie.

Duck Number 85 – Bottle of white wine donated by Jane McLardie.

A huge thank you to everyone who donated a prize and to those who bought a duck, your generosity has helped the Scottish Adoption Duck Race 2018 be our biggest duck race yet, raising more this year than all the previous years! Thank you!