LANCASTER — The Lancaster Soap Box Derby covers Fairfield, Pickaway, Hocking, Licking, Muskingum, Perry and Athens counties. To be an eligible racer participants have to be ages 7 to 20.

The fun run is scheduled for Oct. 13 at Derby Downs in Lancaster from 12 to 3 p.m. for kids to try out and see what Soap Box Derby is all about.

On Oct. 19-20 there is a Halloween Rally race scheduled. This event is a two-day race weekend with kids from all over the state and from outside of Ohio trying to earn points to qualify for the All-American Soap Box Derby World Championship in Akron.

There will be a double and single elimination race each day and other fun activities during the event like trick or treat and other activities.

For more information, contact Matthew Mock at

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