Sequim: Obstacle, relay courses provide a hot time for wheelchair and powered scooter riders

They may be in wheelchairs or powered scooters, but they can still match pace with other residents.

Nearly 20 Hotwheels Rodeo contestants lined up Saturday at the Sequim Senior Center to race wheelchairs and powered scooters through drag, obstacle and relay courses.

Organizer Margaret Witt said there were no losers in the event.

“Everybody was so excited, it was just fantastic,”‘ she said, noting about 75 spectators turned out.

Races ranged in age from 13 to about 82.

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