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2017 Tetbury Woolsack Races

2017 Tetbury Woolsack Races

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2017 Tetbury Woolsack Races Details

29 May 11:30-16:00
Gumstool Hill
Tetbury GL8 8DG
UK

An annual event held on the last bank holiday Monday in May. Attracting crowds of up to 5000 people it helps to raise money for local charities.

The races are for individuals & teams to demonstrate their strength/ fitness. They do this by racing whilst carrying a sack of wool, up & down a hill reaching a gradient of 1 in 4. During this the town celebrates with a street fair, street entertainers, local stalls & amusement rides.

Schedule of Events

11:30-12:15
The Veloton Woolsack Sprint
Uphill cycle sprint competition

12:15-13:00
Children’s Woolsack Races, Gumstool Hill

13:00
Grand Auction in the centre of town near the Town Hall.

14:00
Main Woolsack Races, Gumstool Hill

TBC
Final prize presentation, Gumstool Hill

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Start: 05/29/2017 11:30

End: 05/29/2017 16:00

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