Outracing challenges

July 23, 2015

By Greg Farrar Cody Ramstad, a Station 73 firefighter with Eastside Fire & Rescue, waves the checkered flag for two gravity cars to start their run July 18 during the annual Challenge Series Race. The Rotary Club of Issaquah event gives co-drivers with disabilities the chance to have a free day of fun with able co-drivers.

By Greg Farrar
Cody Ramstad, a Station 73 firefighter with Eastside Fire & Rescue, waves the checkered flag for two gravity cars to start their run July 18 during the annual Challenge Series Race. The Rotary Club of Issaquah event gives co-drivers with disabilities the chance to have a free day of fun with able co-drivers.

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Issaquah Rotary Challenge Series Race

July 23, 2015

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Annual race is a pleasure, challenge

July 16, 2013

As a child, Tim Finnegan watched as his siblings raced soapbox derby cars every year.

Due to a developmental disability, he was never able to participate, until his father Leo Finnegan built a doublewide car that could fit two kids. With his siblings at the wheel, Tim could finally participate in the activity he watched for so long.

On July 20, the Rotary Club of Issaquah and Life Enrichment Options will put on their 16th annual Challenge Series Race, where people with disabilities can race in their own soapbox derby cars alongside their peers.

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