Children age 2 - 5 are gearing up for the 13th Annual Wylie 500 Pedal Car Race in historic downtown Wylie. Ballard Avenue will be closed and the track set on Sunday, May 5. Registration begins at 1 p.m.; race time is scheduled for 2 p.m. The event is sponsored by the City of Wylie and the Wylie Downtown Merchants Association.
More than 200 children will select a car provided and decorated by local merchants and race 500 inches down Ballard in heats of six. Winners will receive trophies in two age brackets. The $10 (cash or check) entry fee includes a T-shirt, and proceeds benefit area Special Olympics and downtown Wylie beautification.
Three ... two ... one ... the flag is about to drop! Don't miss the excitement!