Olney Pancake Race (Olney, Buckinghamshire, England)
On Shrove Tuesday every year the ladies (competitors must be over age 18) of Olney, Buckinghamshire compete in the world famous Pancake Race, an Olney tradition dating back to 1445! Children from Olney schools take part in their own races. Competitors have to flip their pancakes twice during the race and once more on the finish line. Since 1950, Olney has competed against the women of Liberal, Kansas (USA) in an international race. Fancy a go? Get to Olney for Tuesday, March 5, 2019.