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Swadlincote Pancake Races

The Swadlincote Pancake Races 2017 took place on Shrove Tuesday 28 February in aid of Comic Relief Red Nose Day on The Delph market square in Swadlincote town centre.

The Schools Races were won by Eagles House from Belmont Primary School.

The Mascot Races saw Billy Brewer (Burton Albion Community Trust) take Gold, ahead of Welephant (Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service) and Roger Badger (Environmental Education Project, Rosliston Forestry Centre).

The results of the Team Races were as follows:

  • Gold – Pantastic Four (JB Kind Limited)
  • Silver – The Bright Side Crew (Bright Side Vets)
  • Bronze – Waste Less (Sainsbury’s Civic Way)

The Best Fancy Dress Award went to JB Kind Limited (“Flippin Fast” team).

The action was featured on social media using the hashtag #SwadPancakeRaces

The 2017 event was supported by Active Nation, Evisa Personal Fitness Club, Sainsbury’s, Swadlincote Tourist Information Centre and Swadlincote Markets.

Pictures from the 2012 races are available to view below but require Flash Player to be installed on your computer. Or you can see them at Swadlincote Pancake Races 2013.

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