sack race


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sack race

n.
A race in which the contestants compete by jumping forward with their legs enclosed in a sack.

sack race

n
(Games, other than specified) a race in which the competitors' legs and often bodies are enclosed in sacks
sack racing n

sack′ race`


n.
a race in which each contestant has the legs enclosed in a sack and moves forward by jumping.
[1880–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sack race - a novelty race in which competitors jump ahead with their feet confined in a sacksack race - a novelty race in which competitors jump ahead with their feet confined in a sack
race - a contest of speed; "the race is to the swift"
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sack race

ncorsa coi sacchi
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There were boys' races and girls' races, races of young women and old women, of fat men and fat women, sack races and three-legged races, and the contestants strove around the small track through a Bedlam of cheering supporters.
BIG CHEER Left, Stephen White in the sack race; right, the Northern Sparkles cheerleaders perform HIDE AND SEEK Danny Read enjoying the fun day RACING AHEAD Rosie Hodgson and Brandon Gilbert in the sack race
Remember, sack race prices are for managers to quit their post or be forced out.
FUN TIMES: Alex Connerty, far right, with friends Nicolette Half, Trinity Hoblit, Kennedy Jourdin-Bromley, and Finn Davidge-Hesketh, and (left), a competitor in the sack race
The Bluebirds boss, pictured below, can rest easy though, he's not among the favourites in the Sack Race, being quoted at 16/1.
Despite the lack of sunshine six-year-old Melissa and eight-year-old Ashley enjoyed having their faces painted before taking part in a lively sack race.
jo mak Hills reckon Mackay's job is now UNTANABLE and make him 4-6 favourite for the Premier League sack race.
All are welcome and are invited to bring their food and take part in activities such as the egg and spoon race, sack race and three legged race.
McCarthy was 40-1 in the sack race on Monday but he has been backed down to 5-1 as Wolves prepare for today's live lunchtime clash with Swansea with defeat not an option for the Molineux masses.
Sprints were the riskiest sports day races, but the three-legged race and sack race also caused injuries.
After that we played sports on the beach and the sack race.