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Dursley Pancake Race

Dursley Pancake Race

Dursley's annual Pancake Race is held on Shrove Tuesday each year. The race is traditionally held in Parsonage Street at 12 noon. Depending on the number of runners who have entered, "heats" are held with the fastest runners qualifying for the grand final.

Dursley's Pancake Race 2023 is being held at 12 noon on 21st February 2023 in Parsonage Street

No entry form is required. Just turn up on the day and join in this fun event! Fancy Dress is encouraged.

See the race information below-

Pancake Race Terms & Conditions are to be strictly adhered to:

  • All entrants are to supply their own 6" - 8" frying pan and pancake.
  • Pancakes must be tossed 6 times - once at the start of the race, twice on the way up, once at the halfway mark / turning point, and twice on the way back.
  • All entrants must assemble outside the King's Head Pub at 11.55 am, and follow any instructions given.
  • Entrants are responsible for collecting any pancake which they drop and for leaving the site in a clean and tidy condition.
  • The Town Mayor will be judging the competition and his decision is final.
  • Fancy dress is optional and may influence the Judge's decision. A trophy donated by Dursley Business Inclusive, in memory of local volunteer Eileen Nichols, will be awarded for the Best Fancy Dress Costume.
  • Dursley Town Council reserves the right to cancel the event at any stage and accepts no liability if it is necessary to re-schedule the event due to unforeseen circumstances. Council will endeavour to inform all entrants wherever possible.
  • Children taking part in races must be accompanied by responsible adult (parent/guardian) and should be +5 years of age.

Dursley Town Council accepts no responsibility whatsoever for injury, damage or loss. This is a FUN EVENT, so please enter into the spirit of the event as intended.

Posted: Mon, 06 Feb 2023 12:00 by Ann Lyon

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