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Pinewood Derby in Round Lake

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  • Cars race Saturday during the Cub Scout Super Pack 199 annual Pinewood Derby at the Round Lake Area Park District's Robert W. Rolek Community Center.

       Cars race Saturday during the Cub Scout Super Pack 199 annual Pinewood Derby at the Round Lake Area Park District's Robert W. Rolek Community Center.
    JOE LEWNARD | Staff Photographer

  • Brothers Lucas Wollmuth, 8, and Cadyn Wollmuth, 6, hold their first-place trophies for design and speed, respectively, during the Cub Scout Super Pack 199 annual Pinewood Derby on Saturday at the Round Lake Area Park District's Robert W. Rolek Community Center.

       Brothers Lucas Wollmuth, 8, and Cadyn Wollmuth, 6, hold their first-place trophies for design and speed, respectively, during the Cub Scout Super Pack 199 annual Pinewood Derby on Saturday at the Round Lake Area Park District's Robert W. Rolek Community Center.
    JOE LEWNARD | Staff Photographer

  • Cars are displayed in the pit area Saturday during the Cub Scout Super Pack 199 annual Pinewood Derby at the Round Lake Area Park District's Robert W. Rolek Community Center.

       Cars are displayed in the pit area Saturday during the Cub Scout Super Pack 199 annual Pinewood Derby at the Round Lake Area Park District's Robert W. Rolek Community Center.
    JOE LEWNARD | Staff Photographer

  • Left to right, Cadyn Wollmuth, 6, twins Brayden and Bryan O'Connor, 8, and Lucas Wollmuth, 8, cheer as the four fastest cars compete Saturday during the Cub Scout Super Pack 199 annual Pinewood Derby at the Round Lake Area Park District's Robert W. Rolek Community Center.

       Left to right, Cadyn Wollmuth, 6, twins Brayden and Bryan O'Connor, 8, and Lucas Wollmuth, 8, cheer as the four fastest cars compete Saturday during the Cub Scout Super Pack 199 annual Pinewood Derby at the Round Lake Area Park District's Robert W. Rolek Community Center.
    JOE LEWNARD | Staff Photographer

 
Daily Herald staff report

A 30-year-old Pinewood Derby track was once again put to the test Saturday afternoon in Round Lake.

Cub Scout Super Pack 199 of Round Lake held their annual races at the Robert W. Rolek Community Center, with Scouts ranging in age from 6 to 10 competing on the 32-foot-long, five-lane track.

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Pinewood Derby racing dates back to the early 1950s and was started by Don Murphy of Cub Scout Pack 280C in Manhattan Beach, Calif.

Super Pack 199 continues this longtime Scouting traditions among dads, sons and families.

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