Good turnout at Caldecott Pancake Race

The village of Caldecott turned out in force yesterday (Tuesday) for their annual Pancake Race.

Wednesday, 1st March 2017, 9:24 am
Updated Wednesday, 1st March 2017, 9:32 am
Hazel Asare winning the childrens race

The races, as usual, were started by Dennis Wright who is still running the event despite turning 95 this year.

Robert Sharman won the men’s race, with Hazel Asare winning the children’s race.

Jenny Betts, president of the Caldecott WI, won the women’s race.

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Dennis Wright presenting the cup to Robert Sharman, winner of the mens race

Wellingborough School also held its traditional pancake race, which saw pupils from the eight different school houses competing for victory in a relay-style race around the school grounds.

Pupils were very energetic, despite the wet weather.

Jenny Betts (On the right - President of Caldecott WI) winning the grand final of the ladies race
Dennis Wright checking the course for the first semi final of the Ladies race
Pupils at Wellingborough School take part in their pancake race.
Pupils at Wellingborough School take part in their pancake race.
Dennis Wright presenting the cup to Robert Sharman, winner of the mens race
Jenny Betts (On the right - President of Caldecott WI) winning the grand final of the ladies race
Dennis Wright checking the course for the first semi final of the Ladies race
Pupils at Wellingborough School take part in their pancake race.
Pupils at Wellingborough School take part in their pancake race.