Alex’s Duck Duck Run

DDR 2016 Collage

Why we called it Duck Duck Run?Alex feeding ducks 2013

Alex loved feeding the ducks at Margaret Upton Arboretum and this race memorializes his playful,fun-loving, all-boy spirit. Please bring your family and friends and celebrate Alex’s inspiring life. He taught us many things, but one was how precious it is to spend good times together.

Did you know?

Since starting Alex’s Duck Duck Run in 2013 we have raised over $150,000 for childhood cancer research. All proceeds go to funding the best clinical trials and research. What better way to hep celebrate Alex’s life than bringing the community together to raise funds and awareness to make a difference in the lives affected by cancer.

Join us this year!

Saturday, June 17, 2017 we will have the 5th annual Alex’s Duck Duck Run 5K run/walk and 1K kids’ fun run in St. Joseph, Michigan. Race participants receive a Sport-tek t-shirt and race bib with chip timing system. Kids participating in the fun run receive a sport-tek t-shirt, race bib, and medal. Face painting, balloon twisters, carnival games & prizes and inflatable slides are some of the fun activities the kids will enjoy the morning of the race.

Not from the area or can’t make the race?

Sign up to be a Duck Duck Supporter! We we will send you a 2017 Alex’s Duck Duck Run t-shirt and you can wear it proudly to represent The Alex Mandarino Foundation. 


Register in person here!


2016 Race Results


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