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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The three-legged race was the last of five days of challenges by the Look North team which also included tackling a 'Krypton Factor' assault course, Harry and co-presenter Amy Garcia decorating nearly 1,000 doughnuts at the Grand Theatre in Leeds, and Harry and Amy exploring North Yorkshire's caves.
The Duke of Rothesay wore sunglasses as he enjoyed Highland dancing, a three-legged race and the sack race at the Mey Highland Games in John O'Groats.
Running from 6pm until 11pm on July 14, the evening will kick off with reception drinks, after which teams of up to eight will compete for the DU Trophy in such suitably sophisticated competitions as the sack race, the three-legged race, the wheelbarrow race and, of course, the egg and spoon.
There Zach and his friend Drake team up for events, including an egg toss and a three-legged race. Zack used to win all the Easter competitions on Earth and he is determined to win them on Gluco.
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.com.au reported.
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.
COMMANDOS in Devon just broke the three-legged race record with a 40.2-mile run.
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.
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 441.97 for the county federation.