V.C. Outhouse races set for Oct. 5-6

Nevada Appeal File Photo

Nevada Appeal File Photo

“The Classic Crapper,” the “Pot Rod” other portable “potties” will be featured during the World Championship Outhouse Races, set for Oct. 5-6 in Virginia City.

The races start at noon on C street and are expected to last until about 3 p.m. A parade of outhouses precedes the races.

The races are a double-elimination tournament involving three-person teams, with one person riding and the other two pushing the outhouse. Outhouses must be functioning.

The race is sponsored in part by Miller High Life and Comstock Mining.

For more information or to enter a team, call 775-847-7500. Registration is open through Oct. 2.


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