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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There will be plenty of activities for adults as well, including three-legged races and root beer races on Saturday and Sunday.
The athletically inclined played volleyball and ran three-legged races.
Fears of legal action have prompted many schools and local authorities to ban traditional games including conkers, marbles and sports day contests such as sack and three-legged races.
There are exceptions, such as couples therapy or three-legged races, but mostly, arriving on your tod during daylight hours doesn't automatically entail being looked at as though you're wearing an I Heart Iain Duncan Smith T-shirt (ie like you've lost your mind).
Rather than a battle, Fish and Wildlife Director Mollie Beattie sees ecosystem management as more like those three-legged races at Fourth of July picnics.
Families coming along to join in the fun at the Butts Park Arena are encouraged to bring along their own teddy bears for the picnic and other activities including giant snakes and ladders, three-legged races and also an inflatable slide, bouncy castle and disco dome.
It provided a suitably entertaining climax to the Quorum Games, a series of sports-themed challenges held throughout July which included everything from tennis, football and hockey to egg and spoon and three-legged races.
At 1pm Clifton and Lightcliffe Brass Band will start the celebrations with music and events include a display by West Yorkshire Police Dogs Team, a blind football tournament, three-legged races and a visit from a fire engine.
Games include a rat toss, candy fishing, skeleton assembly, "punkin' chuckin'," tug-o-war, bobbing for apples, sack races, three-legged races and a wheelbarrow race.
I vary sessions a lot, last year we had a sports day for our clients with three-legged races and target throwing with eggs," says Matt.
The area's police community support officer, Paul Payne, has been helping residents arrange the family event which will include time honoured sports day competitions such as egg and spoon races, three-legged races, and tombolas.
Up in Tyne and Wear a school has banned the traditional sports day sack and three-legged races.