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Jesse Harrington crosses the finish line in his soap box called “Coffin and Sneezin’.” EUGfun holds the second annual Coffin Races at Skinner Butte on Oct. 19, 2019. (Marissa Willke/Emerald)

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Driver Charlie Brennan’s pumpkin suit matches his coffin soap box which is based on the SNL skit “David S. Pumpkins.” EUGfun holds the second annual Coffin Races at Skinner Butte on Oct. 19, 2019. (Marissa Willke/Emerald)

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Tim Steck, driver of “the Dead Beater,” which was built by the Emerald Empire Sports Car Club, poses with the coffin cart before the first round of races. EUGfun holds the second annual Coffin Races at Skinner Butte on Oct. 19, 2019. (Marissa Willke/Emerald)

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Holly Black grins as she races the bathtub cart down the track. EUGfun holds the second annual Coffin Races at Skinner Butte on Oct. 19, 2019. (Marissa Willke/Emerald)

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The bathtub cart driven by Holly Black includes details like satirical towels, a hair-dryer, and even a toaster with toast inside. EUGfun holds the second annual Coffin Races at Skinner Butte on Oct. 19, 2019. (Marissa Willke/Emerald)

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Adrian Cain-Ruef, 13, steers No Shame Eugene’s shark cart. Using the organization’s shark mascot as the soap box design was Cain-Ruef’s idea. EUGfun holds the second annual Coffin Races at Skinner Butte on Oct. 19, 2019. (Marissa Willke/Emerald)

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No Shame Eugene, a theater group in Eugene, constructed its shark cart using paper mache, chicken wire, and tubing. EUGfun holds the second annual Coffin Races at Skinner Butte on Oct. 19, 2019. (Marissa Willke/Emerald)

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Many different spooky trophies are available for the racers to win. EUGfun holds the second annual Coffin Races at Skinner Butte on Oct. 19, 2019. (Marissa Willke/Emerald)

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Three-fourths of “Oops! All Bowies?” pose with their David Bowie-themed coffin cart. EUGfun holds the second annual Coffin Races at Skinner Butte on Oct. 19, 2019. (Marissa Willke/Emerald)

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The Rainbow Valley Design and Construction team adjusts their coffin cart’s wheels in preparation for the first round after an over-inflated tire exploded. EUGfun holds the second annual Coffin Races at Skinner Butte on Oct. 19, 2019. (Marissa Willke/Emerald)

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Chains drape across the sides of the recycled “R3” soap box, but they don’t seem to slow it down. EUGfun holds the second annual Coffin Races at Skinner Butte on Oct. 19, 2019. (Marissa Willke/Emerald)

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A skeleton rabbit guides the “R3” coffin cart, which got its name from the fact that it is made completely out of recycled or reused materials. EUGfun holds the second annual Coffin Races at Skinner Butte on Oct. 19, 2019. (Marissa Willke/Emerald)

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Eugene Springfield Fire’s miniature fire engine races by, piloted by zombie firemen. EUGfun holds the second annual Coffin Races at Skinner Butte on Oct. 19, 2019. (Marissa Willke/Emerald)

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ABCAM, a bio-tech company in Eugene, channels “undead derby” with a zombie horse head decoration. EUGfun holds the second annual Coffin Races at Skinner Butte on Oct. 19, 2019. (Marissa Willke/Emerald)

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A tomb-like coffin cart memorializes Eugene Skinner, the founder of Eugene, as the driver, dressed as Skinner, appears to rise from the grave. EUGfun holds the second annual Coffin Races at Skinner Butte on Oct. 19, 2019. (Marissa Willke/Emerald)

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A potential future-racer checks out one of the carts. EUGfun holds the second annual Coffin Races at Skinner Butte on Oct. 19, 2019. (Marissa Willke/Emerald)

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The Hexenbrut Witches, a flash mob dance group in Eugene, raise their brooms for the finale of their routine. EUGfun holds the second annual Coffin Races at Skinner Butte on Oct. 19, 2019. (Marissa Willke/Emerald)

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