flying start


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flying start

1. (in sprinting) a start by a competitor anticipating the starting signal
2. a start to a race or time trial in which the competitor is already travelling at speed as he passes the starting line
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The inaugural British Airways Run Gatwick in 2018 raised GBP 10,000 for Flying Start.
Sir Chris said: "Flying Start, through the generosity of British Airways' customers and staff, has done a tremendous job raising more than PS20 million for Comic Relief two years ahead of its 2020 deadline.
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Flying Start saw a 20 percent increase in donations to Comic Relief after the release of the first safety video.
Speaking to the Western Mail after the launch of his campaign at the Flying Start Centre in Sarn, near Bridgend, Mr Irranca-Davies said: "I didn't come into politics simply to tread water.
Defending girls champions, Kilifi made a flying start by beating Mombasa 2-0 in a Pool A match at Nacet ground.
TV drama director Amin Iqbal's film debut, Rehbara , got off to a flying start in the winter of 2016, with a grand media launch in Lahore that was followed by a long shooting spell in Karachi.
The Children, Young People & Education Committee's report has found that Flying Start is failing to reach the majority of children in need because of its focus on postcode defined 'areas of deprivation'.
Rookie Scot, Bradley Neil wasn't far behind, after he got off to a flying start by grabbing an eagle on his first hole at the 10th.
Sullivan said: "I got off to a flying start, but to dig deep and finish the way I did after struggling for four or five holes puts me in good stead for the rest of the tournament.
References: National Assembly for Wales (2014) Flying Start; Welsh Government (2014) National Evaluation of Flying Start.