Come enjoy some clean family fun at the Soap Box Derby Spring Rally this weekend!

Columbus Soap Box Derby 2018 Spring Rally is happening this Saturday Apr 14 and Sunday Apr 15 at Big Run Park (4201 Clime Rd Columbus)!

The best cars and drivers from the Midwest will race off in one double elimination and one single elimination race on both days for all 3 divisions. The track opens at 7 a.m., registration closes at 8 a.m., weigh-ins close at 9 a.m. and the racing starts at 10 a.m.

To register for this fast and exciting event, visit

The Soap Box Derby is a youth racing program open to any child at least 7 years of age and not yet age 21. Children compete by driving their racers in one of three levels of gravity powered racing cars built from kits purchased from the All-American Soap Box Derby.

Get those soap box engines roaring!

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