The 19th annual Maplewood Memorial Day Duck Race went off without a hitch despite more than a few rain drops.
The wet weather made for some swift races and lots of rain gear fashion — as the photos by Claire Gianna Sinclair attest.
There were six heats and over 600 rubber ducks floated across the finish line. The first 16 ducks in each heat won.
The South Mountain YMCA, which took over production of the race a couple of years ago, expressed appreciation for all the sponsors and local vendors in the community who contributed to this year’s Duck Race. “This vital fundraiser is important to kids and families in our community as all proceeds go to affording opportunities for camps, programs and events where children learn, laugh, giggle and grow,” said James Goodger of the South Mountain YMCA.