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Eyes peeled for Flitton Potato Race

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Spuds at the ready - the country’s only annual potato race takes place later this month.

The Flitton Potato Race dates back generations but was revived in 2010, taking runners on a one mile course from Greenfield to the White Hart pub carrying sacks of spuds weighing up to 20kg. The first team prize is a barrel of beer.

A total of 150 children will be competing in the Tatties in a Bucket and Design a Potato Head competitions.

It takes place on Sunday, June 22 - for more details visit www.flittonpotatorace.co.uk.

 

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