Definition of sack race in English:

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sack race

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noun

A race in which competitors, typically children, stand in sacks up to the waist or neck and jump forward.
Example sentences
  • Events included an egg and spoon race, a sack race, an obstacle race and a javelin throw.
  • In England, ‘risky’ sports, including the sack race and wheelbarrow race, were banned from school sports day at Arthur Dye Primary School, in Cheltenham, two years ago.
  • Try out some of the classic ones like the potato sack race, the three-legged race, the wheelbarrow race and the egg race.
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