OxBOO – Race Check in is at 11 AM and the races start at Noon.
Gather a team, build a car and enter to win the Coffin Races! The race course is between the flood gates on McKinstry Street. Teams consist of five people with four pushing and one riding. Race tip: the rider is “dead weight” keep it light. Register through Parks and Recreation at www.cityofnapa.org/parksandrec and use activity code #11961.
Decorate a pumpkin, put wheels on it and roll it down a hill. $25 registration includes a race kit with 2 axles, 4 wheels and directions on how to create your race car. You can also view an instructional video made by the City of Manhattan Beach, originators of the Pumpkin Races, if you need more detailed directions. Click this link to view the video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j5P8Yuvk98c. Pumpkins only in this race. Cheaters will be dispatched by the Mallet-O-Justice! Register at cityofnapa.org/parksandrec and use activity code #11954.
Plenty of free parking in the Pearl Street lot the parking lot at Yajome and Pearl Street where the Cinedome used to be.
UPDATE: The deadline to register for both the Coffin Races and Pumpkin Races is Wednesday, October 24!