three-legged race


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three-legged race

a race in which pairs of competitors run with their adjacent legs tied together
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Madigan, 24, even took time out to take part in a three-legged race with GOAL boss Barry Andrews.
About 300 participants competed in events ranging from the sack race, three-legged race and frisbee throwing to the best bum competition, News.
Billie's dad is a soldier who has been away for the past eleven weeks and, apart from the fact that his regiment have had some recent deaths which have worried her, she wants him home in time for the school carnival so they can win the three-legged race for the fourth year in a row.
a three-legged race, a wheelbarrow race and a beard- growing contest.
During the event, also attended by SLSD chairman Kumudu Fonseka and his wife, as well as the school principal Ayesha Rahuman, many games and entertaining events including tricycle race, three-legged race, tug-of-war, musical hats and pillow fight, were held for both children and their parents.
COMMANDOS in Devon just broke the three-legged race record with a 40.
Contests this year include baby crawling race, toy retrieving race, stacking race, sack race, basketball contest, tricycle race, baby marathon, three-legged race and balloon race.
I'm not suggesting that you tarnish your kids' sports day by offering reverse forecasts on the three-legged race and over/under total drops in the egg and spoon renewal.
Spoon balancing and three-legged race were held separately for the boys.
Watching this mismatched pair trying to do business together without getting caught or exterminated is like watching a three-legged race being run by hip-replacement patients.
They held a three-legged race up the mountain, started by Eryl Williams, Maestyddyn, which raised pounds 441.
The participants had fun with the three-legged race at Chovar and at Basantapur the college volunteers distributed flyers and brochures promoting the Nepal Tourism Year.