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Participants get creative at Penn. sled race

March 5, 2011 12:00:00 AM PST
Excited participants gathered in Blakeslee, Penn. over the weekend for the annual cardboard sled races.

Contestants were allowed to use materials like glue and string, and of course, they were allowed decorate their sleds.

However, every sled had to be made out of cardboard.

The event helps boost the local economy each year. Many participants make a weekend out of their trip to hit the slopes.