footrace

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foot·race

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

foot′rac′ing n.
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footrace

(ˈfʊtˌreɪs)
n
a race by foot
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foot•race

(ˈfʊtˌreɪs)

n.
a race run by contestants on foot.
[1655–65]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.footrace - a race run on footfootrace - 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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The "pedestrianism," or professional footracing that Booth engaged in, had been exported to Australia from Britain.
It has been an annual fixture since 1870, the heyday of pedestrianism (professional footracing) and has always attracted a huge number of athletes from the region.
For cosmologists, a redshift value of 4 used to seem like the 4-minute mile in footracing. For a long time, in spite of diligent searching, no object with a redshift greater than 4 could be found.