ice run

ice run

[′īs ‚rən]
(hydrology)
The initial stage in the spring or summer breakup of river ice, being an exceedingly rapid process, seldom taking more than 1 day.
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Both evenings of the Fire & Ice run will see festivities culminate in a grand finale in the Market Place with jets of water and shooting flames 'dancing' in time to music, fitted to the Heroes and Villains theme.
For even faster thrills, the high-speed 30-metre ice run - complete with three lanes - is set to be the city's most exhilarating festive ride, as racers hurtle down from six-metres above the festival site.
2012 Debuts Ice Run on Ural motorcycles across Siberia
It's also important to know beforehand how far away the nearest town is located in relation to your hunting area in case you need to make an ice run. Lastly, I always .conduct some Internet research to locate the nearest meat locker or hunting lodge that will have a walk-in cooler as a last resort.
Winter is St Moritz's special season--besides the countless ski pistes, there are over 100 sporting events, such as the bob run (on the world's only natural ice run), horse racing and polo games on the frozen lake.
The picture, dated winter '63, a really cold winter, showed a heap of children in school uniforms, some of whom are in short trousers, extricating themselves from a pile up that had occurred somewhere along the ice run that was now the school playground.
The events sees teams drive their traditional "Hornschlitten" or "horned sledges" down a roughly one kilometre ice run with a height differential of 160 metres.
He thrived, as captain of the Oxford clay pigeon shooting team, a real tennis player and part of the Cresta Run team, which involved tobogganing down a three-quarter mile ice run in the mountains near St.
I was in the tropics but felt ice run through my veins.
The school also hosts a rare Southern California snow day event during which students bring a blanket and new socks as admission to a winter wonderland created from three tons of ice run through a snow machine.
Mickey's own reaction to the decision was less enthusiastic, Telling his keepers that he was going on an "ice run for the boss," the mouse made his way to a dive bar a few miles outside Disneyland, where he gave reason an exclusive interview.