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Duck Waddle 5K

  • Various Locations in Estes Park, CO 80517
  • Phone: (970) 214-4128
  • Presented By: Estes Park Running Club
  • Dates: May 4, 2024
  • Location: Estes Park Running Club
  • Address: Various Locations in Estes Park, CO 80517
  • Phone: (970) 214-4128
  • Time: 9-10:30 a.m.
  • Price: Adults: $40.00 (receive one Duck adoption) Youth (14 & under): $30.00 Seniors (60 & up): $30.00 (receive one Duck adoption) Strollers and friendly dogs, enter for Free! Late Registration: Add $5.00 to entry cost from April 25th to race day registration. Register early!
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The popular DUCK WADDLE 5K kick starts the Estes Park Rotary Club's DUCK RACE FESTIVAL!  


The DUCK WADDLE 5K course follows the very scenic Lake Estes Trail giving runners and walkers grand views of the mountain peaks along the Continental Divide. The family friendly race begins east of Estes Park Parking Structure following the Lake Estes Trail counterclockwise to the finish line (west of the Lake Front Parking area on north side of Lake Estes). The DUCK WADDLE 5K foot race welcomes all abilities and those wanting to have a ton of fun at the festival! Strollers and friendly pets welcomed!


Run with us and you will automatically adopt a rubber Duck to float down the beautiful Fall River. The DUCK RACE is a major fundraiser for charities in Estes Park. The Estes Park Running Club is one of those charity groups on the adoption form. Selecting the Estes Park Running Club will allow our group to receive funding and ability to disperse to local youth programs in Estes Park. You don’t have to RUN, to purchase a DUCK racer.


The Mission of the Estes Park Running Club is to provide education, advocacy & running events that encourage healthy lifestyles that benefit youth, family and community.

Our Vision: Experiencing physical activity with a group encourages motivation, emotional wellbeing, accountability, fun and friendships. By providing athletic events we hope to inspire youth, families and individuals to enjoy building a community. We advocate for safe and connected multi-modal transportation that encourages mobility for all users.

Our Purpose: The Estes Park Running Club organizes run races for all abilities to participate in while fundraising for local youth programs. Weekly organized fun runs are provided to encourage community and running fellowship. We advocate for safe and connected multi- modal transportation that encourages mobility for all users.

Join the fun and help make a difference for many charities in Estes Park, Colorado!