torch race


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Noun1.Torch race - (ancient Greece) in which a torch is passed from one runner to the nexttorch race - (ancient Greece) in which a torch is passed from one runner to the next
relay race, relay - a race between teams; each member runs or swims part of the distance
Ellas, Greece, Hellenic Republic - a republic in southeastern Europe on the southern part of the Balkan peninsula; known for grapes and olives and olive oil
antiquity - the historic period preceding the Middle Ages in Europe
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The Queen's Baton Relay is a torch race symbolising the unity and shared ideals of the Commonwealth of nations.
On Wednesday, year 4s were invited by the Newsome Sports Partnership to a torch race in the sports hall.
The runners in a torch race are not going to take the torch unless they understand what the race is all about and why they are in the race to begin with.