AdironDUCK Race & Pancake Breakfast will be in person


WATERTOWN, New York (WWNY) – The 28th Annual AdironDUCK Race and Pancake Breakfast will be held in person this month after being held virtually during the pandemic.

Bill Waite and his son, Joseph, appeared on 7 News at noon Thursday. Watch their interview above.

The AdironDUCK Race and Pancake Breakfast will be held April 24 at the Oswegatchie Education Center on Long Pond Road in Croghan.

The day begins with an “All You Can Eat” pancake breakfast from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

At 1 p.m., organizers will throw up to 10,000 rubber ducks into the Oswegatchie River. Adopters of the first 15 ducks through the gates will receive cash prizes including a grand prize of $2,000.

Ducks can be adopted on race day. The ducks are raced at 1 p.m.

The annual AdironDUCK 6K Trail Run, Walk or Hike will be at 10 a.m. Participants will travel around Long Pond on a network of mixed trails. This is a self-timed event.

Proceeds from the event go to the Oswegatchie Summer Program Fund, which provides scholarships for youth and funds for summer program enhancements.

If you can’t attend but would like to adopt a duck, you can do so by visiting For any other information, call 315-346-1222.

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