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Fathers Day is Soap Box Derby day

Colten Wobrak, 12, of North Huntingdon, makes his way down the track during the 2017 running of the Greater Pittsburgh All-American Soap Box Derby in McKeesport. More than 30 young boys and girls, ages seven to 17, competed in this year’s event, which is traditionally held on Father’s Day. (Nate Guidry/Post-Gazette)
Jade Long, 9, of Springdale, gets some last-minute brake repairs before competing in the 2017 running of the Greater Pittsburgh All American Soap Box Derby in McKeesport. More than 30 young boys and girls, ages seven to 17, competed in this year’s event, which is held on Father’s Day. (Nate Guidry/Post-Gazette
Danica Pater, 10, of Wexford, makes her way down the track during the 2017 running of the Greater Pittsburgh All American Soap Box Derby in McKeesport. More than 30 young boys and girls, ages seven to 17, competed in this year’s event. (Nate Guidry/Post-Gazette
More than 30 young boys and girls, ages 7 to 17 competed in the 2017 running of the Greater Pittsburgh All American Soap Box Derby in McKeesport, June 18. . The annual event is always held on Father’s Day. (Nate Guidry/Post-Gazette)
Delia McCurdy, 14, of Charleroi, prepares to take off during the 2017 Greater Pittsburgh All American Soap Box Derby in McKeesport. More than 30 young boys and girls, ages seven to 17, competed in this year’s event. (Nate Guidry/Post-Gazette)
Garrett Wolfe, 9, of White Oak, makes his way down the track during the 2017 running of the Greater Pittsburgh All American Soap Box Derby in McKeesport. More than 30 young boys and girls, ages seven to 17, competed in this year’s event. (Nate Guidry/Post-Gazette)