2016 James J. Hill Days - Coaster Cart Derby
Photos - September 10, 2016

Lake Minnetonka District Scouts Win The Day!

Over 450 race enthusiast turned out to watch the Scouts race their coaster carts at break neck speeds down the hill next to the post office during the James J. Hills Days event on Saturday, September 10, 2016. The winner of the race, Cullen W. captured one of his runs with his GO PRO helmet camera. Watch the YouTube video below.


The winners 

  • 3rd Place - Miles S.
  • 2nd Place - Mitchell H.
  • 1st Place - Cullen W.

Please consider attending the race next year and cheer on your favorite driver. The race is open to Scouts and non-Scouts, boys and girls, ages 6 -14 year old.

A special thanks go out to the key adult volunteers Mike Herbst, Mike McComick, Mike Lawrance, Jim Lindfors, and the Scouts of Troop 283 and Pack 283 for making this race possible. The race sponsors were the  Wayzata Chamber of Commerce, Lake Minnetonka District, Otten Bros Nursery, and Youngstead's  Goodyear.

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