NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Oct. 15, 2004) — Bridgestone/Firestone will sponsor the Kids' Zone for the Great Nashville Duck Race, a fund-raising event Oct. 16 to benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs of Middle Tennessee.
The Kids' Zone is designed to be an enjoyable and safe place to gather on race day with entertainment for the children.
The duck race covers a half-mile with about 15,000 to 20,000 rubber ducks competing for more than $15,000 in prizes. BFS said ducks will be dropped in the Cumberland River from Nashville's Gateway Bridge. Each duck dropped into the river will be numbered and each adopted duck will receive a corresponding number.