More from the Coal Race Veterans, the first race at the 2017 World Coal Carrying Championships.
Yesterday, Easter Monday, the annual World Coal Carrying Championships were held in the village of Gawthorpe, West Yorkshire. These are three shots of the Veterans’ Race.
Some more shots from the 2016 World Coal Carrying Championships, this time from the start of the men’s coal race, the first of two heats.
Some more shots from the World Coal Carrying Championships yesterday. A series of images of the second men’s race featuring a guy dressed in a Spiderman costume, possibly running the race for charity.
Easter Monday is the date of the Annual World Coal Carrying Championships held in the village of Gawthorpe, West Yorkshire. These are four shots of the start of the Veterans’ Coal Race, held for anyone over forty years old.
Some more shots of the the 2015 Coal Race, the last for now. These are a few more images from the women’s race, a couple showing the family and supporters of the competitors giving them encouragement.
Continuing with the Coal Race theme some more photos from the last year’s women’s race. Although the majority of the participants always look to be struggling with the bag of coal very few seem to drop out of the races, most completing the race, encouraged by family and friends.
More images from last year’s Coal Race in Gawthorpe. This time one photo resulting in three different images, hence the Post title, Race Photo Variations. This is a shot of a young woman who looks remarkably happy to say she is running with a bag of coal on her shoulders.
Following on from yesterday, some more photos from the Gawthorpe World Coal Carrying Championships. These are all taken during and of the competitors in the Women’s Coal Race. This is race is held after the Veterans’ Race and before the Men’s Race.
I’ve been sorting out my HDD and decided to upload a few shots from last year’s World Coal Carrying Championships (known locally as the Coal Race). These are held in Gawthorpe, Yorkshire every Easter Monday. Over the next few days I’ll upload a selection of the photos from the various races, starting today with some shots from the Veterans’ Coal Race.