Your LOCAL Charity

The Big Duck Race

SUNDAY 30th June 2019
Staines-upon-Thames Day

The Big Duck Race, Staines Upon Thames Day, 2018.

Watch the Staines-upon-Thames Day video of the Big Duck Race.

Winner receives £500 to donate to charity + a night’s stay for two people including dinner & breakfast at the Runnymede-on-Thames Hotel.

PLEASE BUY A DUCK FOR THE RACE. They are just £50 which, of course, is tax deducktable! The duck is yours to keep and enter next year. the re-entry price is £25.

If you’re local we can deliver your duck. You decorate it in your company colours, your favourite team or with an interesting theme. Please use Acrylic/Waterproof Paint (available from Hobbycraft). Send us a photo and we will publicise it on Facebook. The best “decorated” duck receives £100!

Schools & Registered Charities pay just £25. Decorate your duck in your charity or school colours, your favourite team or with an interesting themeSee how to make money for your charity or school.

Buy your big duck here

Once it’s decorated, please send us a photo for Facebook.

If you can’t be there on the day let us know by 24th June so we can collect it and enter it for you.

Starting at the Two Rivers Pub in Church Street; the ducks race down the River Colne and into the Thames with the finishing line at the Memorial Gardens.


Please deliver your decorated duck from 11am to 12.30pm on the day to The Two Rivers Pub, 43 Church Street, Staines-upon-Thames, TW18 4EN. If you can’t do that please contact us by 24th June to arrange collection.

The Runneymede Hotel logo

How to enter the Big Duck race

The 32cm BIG DUCKS are ideal for Companies & Individuals and are available to purchase for £50 each.

If you bought a duck in previous years you can re-enter for £25! Schools & Registered Charities pay just £15!

Simply complete the online entry form and return it to and choose your preferred method of payment. Let us know and we will deliver locally.

Some previous entrants can be seen here