foot race

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or foot race  (fo͝ot′rās′)
n. Sports
A race run by contestants on foot.

foot′rac′ing n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.foot race - a race run on footfoot race - a race run on foot; "she broke the record for the half-mile run"
race - a contest of speed; "the race is to the swift"
fun run, funrun - a footrace run for fun (often including runners who are sponsored for a charity)
marathon - a footrace of 26 miles 385 yards
obstacle race - a race in which competitors must negotiate obstacles
steeplechase - a footrace of usually 3000 meters over a closed track with hurdles and a water jump
track event - a footrace performed on a track (indoor or outdoor)
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"We are quits on not knowing kinsmen," he said, "for you have changed and strengthened much from the stripling with whom I used to run foot races in old Sherwood."
The challenge, held in April, is often described as the toughest foot race on the planet.
Dubbed as the "hardest foot race in the world", competitors will be required to cover 156 miles over five days (the equivalent of almost six marathons).
We conducted the traditional bull race, which was witnessed by massive crowds.' He said: 'The 10-km long foot race was also held, in which more than 400 athletes of all age group from across the country participated.' He said in kids 2km race, Atif Ali won first position, followed by M Salman and Ali.
With 17 seconds left in the period, Pope flipped the puck nearly the length of the ice and Mike Hedden won the foot race to somehow poke the puck into the net to pull the Devils within two goals, making it 4-2 with 17 seconds left on the clock.
But Sharon Gayter's latest challenge was a bit closer to home, as she tackled a 140-mile nonstop foot race, the Coast to Coast (C2C) Ultra, over the Bank Holiday weekend.
Races are being organised by people or ultra foot race longer marathon miles.However, insist that - and gaining race volunteers - who really understand ultra running." Perceptions of runners and distances have also changed.
The race is the second longest, continuously run foot race in North America, second only to the Buffalo Turkey Trot.
The Great American Foot Race. Calkins Creek/Boyds Mills Press, 2017.
Sirada Thamwanna, 29, said she was exhausted after winning the four kilometre (2.5 miles) foot race with her soon-to-be groom Sittichai Prasongsin, 27.
Long story short: Jetta deems the e-grocery foot race much ado about nothing, and that the U.S.
Good handling down the right saw Williams kick ahead and Blacker won the foot race to collect and go over for Callum Hall to convert.