NEWS CAPITAL CITY WEEKLY Each year on July 4, Juneau and Douglas kids hurtle down Saint Anne's Avenue in cars (perhaps) of their own making. Some speed straight down the course in less than 15 seconds. Some take the paths less traveled, bouncing between the tires that line the route. Some look so serious their faces could belong behind Nascar steering wheels. Some look terrified. Regardless, for most that participate, the Soapbox Challenge becomes a tradition.

Soapbox Challenge terrifying, thrilling

Children enjoying the Soapbox Challenge.
Mary Catharine Martin | Capital City Weekly
Children enjoying the Soapbox Challenge.
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