Handcar Derby 25th Year

Handcar Racing, Pushers Contest, Quadripede Racing, Tug of War event, Gandy Dancer Walk,
and for the first time an ultimate Pentathalon Event - Entry form & Rules Below

Race site photos & videos


The 25th running was April 30th & May 1st, 2016
Thank you for watching and participating this year.

Click here for final results - pdf file

2016 Photos & videos soon.

Our Official Racing Handcars are supplied for Tug of War, time trials, & racing


Folsom Handcar Derby Competition Information
Final Saturday & Sunday Schedule April 30th & May 1st

SATURDAY, APRIL 30TH
9:00 am – 3:00 pm                 Registration/Practice/Qualifying

Team Photos

SUNDAY, MAY 1ST
8:00 am – 9:30 am                 Pusher’s Contest
Award Ceremony Pusher’s Contest/Photo Op

9:45 am – 10:00 am               Opening Ceremony
10:00 am – 1:00 pm              Handcar Racing

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm                 Quadripede

2:00 pm – 2:30 pm                 Gandy Dancer Walk            

2:30pm – End                        Tug-A-War

Award Ceremony for Pentathlon/Photo Op

Teardown.....an Event Tradition

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The race site is located at East Bidwell Street at Broadstone Parkway
in front of the Broadstone Marketplace.

Folsom is located 20 minutes east of Sacramento
and 90 minutes from South Lake Tahoe.


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