Tuesday, February 09, 2016

The Olney Pancake Race

From the Olney Pancake Race website:
On Shrove Tuesday every year the ladies of Olney, Buckinghamshire compete in the world famous Pancake Race, a tradition which dates back to 1445. The 2016 race will be held on Tuesday 9th February. The race starts at 11:55am. 
Children from Olney schools also take part in their own races. Olney competes every year against the women of Liberal, Kansas, USA. This is a friendly competition in its 67th year in 2016.
My photograph shows the sign on the churchyard wall in Olney that marks the finishing point of the race,

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