Over 500 entries for Leadhills Gala Duck Race

Leadhills Boat Race'21/4/13'Picture by Helen Barrington
Leadhills Boat Race'21/4/13'Picture by Helen Barrington

HEAVY hailstone storms failed to blow this year’s Leadhills Gala Duck Race off course!

All participants had a ‘quacking’ day at an event which saw 514 plastic ducks sold and then released for a 500m race down the Elvan Water.

“The duck race was very successful despite the weather,” said Leadhills Gala Day committee member Sue Roberts.

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