The Great Christmas Pudding Race

Christmas Pudding

The annual Christmas pudding race in aid of Cancer Research UK in London's Covent Garden will take place this year on Saturday 6 December with the first race at 12.10.

Teams of six race around the obstacle course at the market's West Piazza carefully carrying a Christmas pudding on a tray, wearing an array of different festive costumes. The aim, to be the first to complete the course.

The event is run to raise money for Cancer Research UK and last year's event raised £21,000.

What will the weather do to the festive pud? Check the London weather forecast.

To find out further information about the event or to register a team, visit the Great Christmas Pudding Race official website.

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6 December - Check the London weather forecast for this year's Great Christmas Pudding Race.

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