foot race

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

foot′rac′ing n.
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)
References in classic literature ?
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.
But before the whistle goes at the Stadio Olimpico he's out to win another foot race at the home of Roma.
A DIVER has completed the "toughest foot race on earth" despite battling the searing heat of the Saharan Desert and a crippling injury.
The race is the second longest, continuously run foot race in North America, second only to the Buffalo Turkey Trot.
Why would anyone want to participate in a foot race across the United States of America?
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.
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.
Triathlon coach Miguel Antonio Lopez, George Javier, Roland Wangwang, Xerxis Tan and Mia Constantino will attempt to tackle valleys, glaciers and summits of the Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc, a single-stage mountain marathon considered the toughest foot race in Europe.
Known as the world's toughest foot race, it will see Wayne complete six marathons over six days across the Sahara Desert, while carrying all his food, supplies and safety kit.
Women participated in a foot race by wearing high heels.