Be in with a chance of winning a cash prize as The Great Norwich Duck Race is returning in summer 2024.

The annual event is organised by the 1st Norwich Sea Scouts in association with Norwich City Council.

It will take place on Sunday, July 14 from 2.30pm from Lady Julian Bridge at Riverside.

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The ducks will float along the River Wensum to the finish line, where they will all be retrieved. 

There are cash prizes for the winning duck ownersThere are cash prizes for the winning duck owners (Image: Newsquest)

A total of £1,000 in cash prizes will be given to the owners of the top five ducks, including £500 to the winner.

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The event attracts thousands of entrants every year and the rest of the money raised will go to participating scout groups and projects.

Donations will also be made to East Anglia's Children's Hospices (EACH) and the Lord Mayor's chosen charity - The Benjamin Foundation’s BOOM! Young Carers service.

The event is part of the Lord Mayor's Weekend celebrations, hosted by Norwich City Council, and on Saturday, July 13 at 3pm the parade sets off from Norwich Cathedral.

Ducks cost £2 each and you can buy in advance at