It’s Soap Box Derby Car Race Week in Akron!

Race Week is just days away here in Akron!  The All American Soap Box Derby Championships take place here in Akron with events for racing families and spectators alike!  Catch the races, a 5K race,Parades and Ceremonies, Local and Global Racers, the Family “Grub Crawl” at Downtown Akron Restaurants (special themed events/decor).


See a full schedule of events.

Events run from Sunday the 21st through Sunday the 28th.

I always get excited to see Akron in the spotlight. Don’t you?



Kids ages 7 to 17 Compete in these Races- TIme to start bugging my dad about getting started!

I know that Boy Scouts can be pretty involved with derby car racing, but, I was truly surprised to see all the young ladies that race and participate in this sport!





The First Heat of the Big Derby Race starts at 8:30am on Saturday the 27th.


How Can you Help Promote Akron?

Besides your attendance, do tweet ESPN’s Sports Center to include the event in their Top 10!


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