Historic Downtown Wylie
112 North Ballard Avenue
Wylie, Texas 75098
Children Ages 2-5
$15 Entry Fee; register in advance at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/289708133827 to secure your spot, or register on race day (cash only) starting at 1 p.m.
This is a rain or shine event.
Ages 2-3, Check-in 1 p.m.; Race Start Time 2 p.m.
Ages 4-5, Check-in 2 p.m.; Race Start Time 3 p.m.
More than 200 children select a unique car of their choice that has been provided and decorated by local merchants and race 500 inches down Ballard Avenue in heats of seven. Winners receive trophies in two age brackets. The $15 entry fee includes a T-shirt, and proceeds benefit area Special Olympics and historic downtown Wylie beautification.
Go to DiscoverWylie.com for more information. The Pedal Car Race is sponsored by the Wylie Downtown Merchants
Association, the City of Wylie, and Ballard Street Cafe.
Pedal Car Publicity:
"Pedal Power in Wylie," Dallas Morning News, May 18, 2018
"Wylie 500 Pedal Car Race," Dallas Morning News Guide, Go & Do, Family Fun, May 4, 2018
'He's Off and Running," Dallas Morning News, Metro, May 18, 2017
"Kids Behind the Wheel," Living Magazine, April 2017
"King of the Road," Dallas Morning News, North Texas, May 5, 2016
"Pedal Car Race," Dallas Morning News, NeighborsGo, May 1, 2015
"Pedal to the Medal," Dallas Morning News, NeighborsGo, May 15, 2015
"Wylie Kids Pedal for the Medals," Living Magazine, June 2015
"Pedal Power in Wylie," Dallas Morning News NeighborsGo, May 9, 2015