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sack race

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

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


n.
a race in which each contestant has the legs enclosed in a sack and moves forward by jumping.
[1880–85]
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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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Translations
pussijuoksu
säcklöpning

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.
There were also individual prices under the egg and sack race for ladies, men and children categories.
Youngsters taking part in the sack race as part of the National Sunday School Day and Parade
The Panthers (Blue Team) emerged the overall victors across all the disciplines which included football, sack race, athletics, tug of war and the favourite "Drunken Master" among others.
The title of sack race went to Khushboo followed by Lado Rani and Sana.
The main events included 800 meter race, sack race, ball throw, spoon race, long jump, shot put and chatti race among others.
BRISTOL ROVERS boss Darrell Clarke does not fear becoming the latest victim of the sack race.
Ray's connection with his famous relative, and the revival of the sack race, was the result of a discovery by festival organiser Phil Samuel who, like Ray, is a member of Bois Afan Male Voice Choir.
Ray's connection with his famous relative, and the revival of the sack race competiton, was the result of a discovery by festival organiser Phil Samuel, who like Ray is a member ofBois Afan Male Voice Choir.
The match, which also marked the 23rd Dagaaba-Frafra friendly games, had men and women competing in sack race and volley ball.
Popular The children's sack race proved to a big hit (All pictures by Ron Allner)
The United boss is third favourite in the Premier League sack race after firing a broadside at his Old Trafford bosses for a lack of new signings.