First-time volunteers Daylee and Alan Blakeley wait for their duck retrieval duties to begin, at the 2019 Rotary Club of Comox Ducky 500. Photo by Terry Farrell

PHOTOS: Comox Rotary’s Ducky 500 race

Did yours win?

The Rotary Club of Comox Ducky 500 race was another success this year, as all the ducks were sold for the fundraising event.

The race happens every Canada Day, along the Courtenay River.

Record editor Terry Farrell and his wife, Erica (a.k.a. Mr. and Mrs. Editor) attended the race and put together this photo gallery.

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The retrieval crew awaits the arrival of the “competitors” at the 2019 Rotary Club of Comox Ducky 500. Photo by Terry Farrell

An artillery squad from the HMCS Quadra fires the cannon to signify the start of the 2019 Rotary Club of Comox Ducky 500. Photo by Terry Farrell

Here they come! Photo by Erica Farrell

The first three distanced themselves from the pack. Photo by Erica Farrell

No need for a “photo finish” this year. Photo by Erica Farrell

The first duck crosses the finish line at the 2019 Rotary Club of Comox Ducky 500. Photo by Erica Farrell

Volunteers hard at work at the 2019 Rotary Club of Comox Ducky 500. Photo by Erica Farrell

Mr. and Mrs. Editor’s ducks enjoyed a leisurely paddle… once again, nowhere near the leaders. Photo by Erica Farrell

Woohoo! I got one! Photo by Erica Farrell

Winners’ list from the 2019 Rotary Club of Comox Ducky 500. Did you win? Photo by Terry Farrell

Just wait until next year! Photo by Erica Farrell

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