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.
Competitors were put through their paces in a series of fabulously fun events, with relay and parents' three-legged races
and the Boccia Challenge - where skittles had to be knocked over - proving particularly popular.
They competed in three-legged races
- which provided some big laughs on the day - sprints, archery and other track and field events during the contest held at Houston Public Park on Wednesday, May 30.
Pupils from Sylvia Bird School of Dancing put on a spectacular display, youngsters loved the face painting and the rides, and people of all ages lined up to take part in fun events, staged with the help of Coventry, Solihull & Warwickshire Sport - eggand-spoon, sack and three-legged races
, and even welly-wanging.
Remember how it won all those prizes For high jumping and three-legged races
? The one who danced late in the moonlight With head snuggled on partner's shoulder.
"The rain even stopped long enough for the children to take part in egg and spoon races, sack races and three-legged races
Canadian-born Carney, who took over at the central bank last July, asked his 3,500 staff what they wanted to play this year and rounders, three-legged races
and a tug-of-war topped the poll, knocking out cricket.
A BIRMINGHAM is helping its customers go 'back to school' with a sports day featuring space-hoppers, egg and spoon and three-legged races
"It will be a day when kids young and old can play old fashioned games - potato sack races, three-legged races
, egg toss, a pie eating and doughnut-eating contest - come on out and join us," Hurley said.
Children skipped and ran three-legged races
while everyone put the recent Royal Wedding parties to shame by recreating the original street party event.
The area's police community support officer, Paul Payne, has been helping residents arrange the family event which will include time honoured sports day competitions such as egg and spoon races, three-legged races
, and tombolas.
A vegetarian chili dinner, locally crafted beverages, a costume contest and Hoedown Olympics - including sack and three-legged races
- will be featured.