For the first time in the country, wheelchairs will test their speed on the drag strip. Guaranteed new national records will be set. Classes will include manual and motorized chairs, youth, adult, men and women.
Corey Fairbanks, the Director of Paralympic Sports at Craig Hospital was the latest Sidebar guest with Susie Wargin. To learn more about the event, watch his interview on the video player to the upper right of this article.
All proceeds for this event will benefit Paralympics Sports Programs at Craig Hospital.
There will also be open drags for anyone who wants to test their four-wheeled vehicles. A donation of $30 is required. Additional runs will cost $5.
The date is Thursday, August 26. Gates open at 1 p.m. and racing begins at 3 p.m. General admission is $10 per person, with children 12 and under free.
Get more information on Craig Hospital's Paralympics Sports Programs at www.craigparasport.org.
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