Gabbie Travis, 11, left, with her father Michael watches the surge of rubber ducks coming down the slip ‘n slide at the Super Duper Duck Splash in Raleigh, NC on July 18, 2020. Due to state restrictions on gatherings, the volunteers who produced the event were the only audience in attendance.
Members of the Wakefield Rotary Club release the ducks at the start of the Super Duper Duck Splash in Raleigh, NC on July 18, 2020. Many of the volunteers on hand wore masks for protection against Covid-19, despite the record-breaking heat.
A teen volunteer prepares to place a rubber duck with a GoPro camera at the starting line of the Super Duper Duck Splash in Raleigh, NC on July 18, 2020. With social distancing requirements prohibiting a live audience, the organizers of the race used multiple methods from live-streaming on a variety of platforms to professional video production with GoPros and drones to cover the event.
Brian Osburn, left, and Matt Archer work as a team to scoop ducks into bins for storage after the Super Duper Duck Splash in Raleigh, NC on July 18, 2020. The Wakefield Rotary plans to continue to make this signature event an annual project.
Volunteers shovel 5,000 rubber ducks into bins at the conclusion of the Super Duper Duck Splash in Raleigh, NC on July 18, 2020. Volunteer and Wakefield Rotarian Jerry Kephart (not pictured) said of the event: “I’m pleasantly surprised, with everything going on, how well its gone. It was challenging.”
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