Ackworth Pram Race a hit despite the weather

The annual Ackworth Pram Race went ahead this weekend, despite torrential rain.

Thursday, 30th August 2018, 12:26 pm
Updated Thursday, 30th August 2018, 1:31 pm

Hundreds of supporters showed their support along the two mile route, which ended at Ackworth Cricket Club.

The race was won by the Bearded Cheerleaders for the third year in a row.

Alan Martin, one of the race’s organisers, said: “It was an absolutely fantastic day. I was absolutely soaked to the skin.”

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Hundreds of people turned up to support the racers on their two mile route, despite the torrential rain. Pictures by Tom Bootyman.

The children’s race will now take place in September, with a date yet to be confirmed.

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