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.
A few shots of some of the people taking part in the annual Mayday celebrations in Gawthorpe, Yorkshire. These are black and white photographs of people in the procession that takes place on the first Saturday in May every year.
A shot of the Gawthorpe May Queen from a couple of months ago that I’ve only just got around to doing something with. It’s the same shot processed both as colour and black and white.
Some portraits of participants in the annual Maypole Procession in Gawthorpe, West Yorkshire. The first is a shot of one of the horse riders leading the procession and the remainder …
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.