ARLINGTON - The 6th Annual BattenKill River Duck Run will be Sunday, Oct. 6 in West Arlington. The BattenKill River Duck Run benefits Arlington Area Childcare/Happy Days Playschool. The event starts with a 1K fun run for the kids at 8:30 a.m., followed by a 5k run/walk and a 12K run/walk at 9 a.m.

The races take place on River Road in West Arlington beginning and ending at the Grange. The entire route is run on a low traffic dirt road along the BattenKill River and offers some spectacular scenery as fall foliage approaches its peak. Registration the morning of the Duck Run on Oct. 6 begins at 7:30 a.m. and is $18 for the 5K and 12K and $3 for the fun run. Age group awards will be given for the top 3 in each age group from 12 and under to 80 and over. Each participant in the kids 1K fun run will receive an award. Volunteers are also needed to help with registration and other race day tasks. Call 802-375-6039 to find out how or for more information.