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YMCA Soap Box Races 2017 preview

(Source: KAUZ) (Source: KAUZ)
WICHITA FALLS, TX (KAUZ) -

The Downtown YMCA is holding its annual Soap Box Races on Saturday.

From 9 a.m. until noon, you can check out 3 divisions of races: Super Stock, Super Kids, and Build Your Own.

YMCA CEO, Brandon Brown, said he decided to bring the races back almost a decade ago after he was going through some old photographs.

"It's a race that we brought back probably nine years ago.  It started in the 50's, 60's,70's, and I was going through some old black and white pictures that we had, and I thought it would be neat to revive that we've done it.  It's been a huge success and a fun time for the kids, the racers, and the families that come be apart of it."

Not only will there be races, but there will also be a car show, bounce houses, and food vendors at the event.

The YMCA still has a few spots open for kids who want to race, and the cars are provided by sponsors.

All you need to do is call the Y at 322-7816 and register.

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