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Duck, duck ... race! Glen Ellyn groups host first-ever duck race and Family Fun Night

Published: Wednesday, July 30, 2014 5:22 p.m. CDT
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Paul Pitts of the Glen Ellyn Park District and Carol White of the Alliance of Downtown Glen Ellyn dump hundreds of ducks into Lake Ellyn for the inaugural Great Lake Ellyn Duck Race at Lake Ellyn Park.
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Children line up for face painting during the Family Fun Night on July 23, hosted by the Glen Ellyn Park District at Lake Ellyn Park.
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The Glen Ellyn Park District's Family Fun Night has a big turnout July 23, coupled with the inaugural Great Lake Ellyn Duck Race.

GLEN ELLYN – The Glen Ellyn Park District and the Alliance of Downtown Glen Ellyn teamed up July 23 to host the inaugural Great Lake Ellyn Duck Race at Lake Ellyn Park.

The event was held in conjunction with the district's Family Fun Night.

The race featured hundreds of ducks and the evening included lots of family activities.

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