SMASHING GOOD TIME: About 200 people watched 30 competitors go through a tricky obstacle course on Sunday afternoon at the Bowser Legion during the Branch 211 Lawn Mower Races. Above

Car Crash Colleen wins Lawn Mower Races in Bowser

There were 29 competitors this year for this unique annual event at the Bower Legion

SMASHING GOOD TIME: About 200 people watched 29 competitors go through a tricky obstacle course on Sunday afternoon at the Bowser Legion during the Branch 211 Lawn Mower Races. Above, a competitor (“Rocky”) tries to get through the last of the obstacles, which included a water balloon that had to be smashed. Colleen “Car Crash” Boykiw was the top woman competitor and had the best time of all racers (three minutes flat). Brian Main was the top male racer (3:12) and Leonard Nookemis was the fastest youth (4:30). See more photos at www.facebook.com/PQBNews.

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