Final Soap Box Derby Sept. 22 in Brainerd
The final Brainerd Lakes Downhill Drags Soap Box Derby race of the season will take place at 11 a.m. Sept. 22 at the Lum Park hill on 15th Ave N.E.
Age categories are 6 to 7 year olds, 8-9, 10-11 and 12 and up.
Any child wishing to race one of the loaner cars must pre-register at the Brainerd Parks and Recreation Department before Sept. 21. Children will be assigned to a car at the race. Eleven loaner cars are available.
First-time racers must be at the Lum Park track between 9:30 and 10 a.m. and take two practice runs off the starting gate to get the feel of the starting gate and drive a car before race time. All racers must be at least 6 years old and will race down an actual hill.
Participants must be pre-registered and pre-paid by noon Sept. 21. Registration is $5 per participant.
For information call the parks and recreation office 218-828-2320.
Inside the Warriors to meet Thursday
The weekly Inside the Warriors luncheon, hosted by the Brainerd Sports Boosters Club, is scheduled Thursday at Bonanza.
Lunch is from noon to 1 p.m. with the program beginning about 12:20 p.m. Join the group for lunch ($10) and the program or just the program.
This week’s program will be Ricky Lacerte and the Warrior girls soccer team.
The Warrior Athlete of the Week is swimmer Fallon Ryan.
Luncheons are open to anyone. Attendees do not have to be a boosters member.
■ Upcoming events
Brainerd Public Schools Foundation’s Warrior River Run and Warrior Fest is Saturday, Sept. 15. The 10-kilometer and 5km run or walk is for runners and walkers of all ages.
Warrior Fest will feature several local bands. This event is for anyone 21 and older.
Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 at the door. Check out www.bpsf.org for more information.
■ Homecoming celebration
This year marks the sports boosters’ fifth annual homecoming celebration. The event will be at Prairie Bay at 6 p.m., following the Warrior football game Oct. 6. Join the boosters for food, prizes and fun. Tickets are $25 in advance, $30 at the door. Get tickets from any sports boosters board member or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Visit www.brainerdsportsboosters.org for more information and like the sports boosters on Facebook.
■ Madden’s homecoming
Golf at Madden’s Pine Beach East or Pine Beach West courses Oct. 5, 6 and 7 will be $34 per golfer.
For every golfer that takes advantage of this rate, Madden’s will donate $10 per golfer to the Brainerd Sports Boosters.