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The Great Christmas Pudding Race 2018

Christmas pudding

Sat 8 Dec 2018

The 38th Great Christmas Pudding Race will take place on 8 December 2018. In aid of Cancer Research UK in London's Covent Garden will take place this year on Saturday 8 December.

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 raised over £26,000.

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Friday (Friday 14 December 2018)
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Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
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Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
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Humidity
65% 64% 66% 65% 63% 62% 64% 66% 68%
UV index
1
Sunrise: 07:59 Sunset: 15:51 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 1
Saturday (Saturday 15 December 2018)
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Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
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69% 69% 72% 73% 72% 72% 74% 75% 73% 72% 71% 69% 68% 70% 71% 79% 83% 88% 89% 89% 90% 92% 93% 90%
UV index
1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:59 Sunset: 15:51 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 1
Sunday (Sunday 16 December 2018)
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Partly cloudy night Clear night Partly cloudy night Sunny day Sunny day Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
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5 ° 4 ° 3 ° 3 ° 6 ° 7 ° 6 ° 5 °
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WSW 9 23 WSW 7 19 SW 5 14 SW 5 12 SW 5 11 S 4 11 SSE 6 13 SSE 6 11
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG G G M G G M M
Humidity
88% 88% 90% 91% 84% 83% 89% 90%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:00 Sunset: 15:52 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 2
Monday (Monday 17 December 2018)
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Cloudy Partly cloudy night Clear night Sunny day Sunny day Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy
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5 ° 3 ° 3 ° 2 ° 5 ° 7 ° 6 ° 7 °
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SSW 6 12 WSW 7 15 WSW 7 14 WSW 6 12 SW 7 13 SSW 7 15 SSW 10 19 S 12 23
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
92% 92% 91% 91% 86% 83% 87% 88%
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1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:01 Sunset: 15:52 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 2
Tuesday (Tuesday 18 December 2018)
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Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Heavy rain
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7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
S 13 26 S 14 28 S 14 29 S 16 32 SSE 18 36 SSE 18 36 S 16 32 S 13 26
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG G VG VG VG G M G
Humidity
88% 86% 84% 83% 77% 74% 79% 84%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:02 Sunset: 15:52 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 2
Wednesday (Wednesday 19 December 2018)
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Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
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7 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 8 ° 6 ° 5 °
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SSW 11 23 SSW 10 19 SSW 10 19 SSW 10 19 SSW 10 20 SSW 9 19 SSW 9 17 SSW 8 17
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
86% 88% 88% 89% 85% 82% 86% 87%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:02 Sunset: 15:53 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous
Thursday (Thursday 20 December 2018)
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Warnings
Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy
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Temperature (°C)
7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 ° 8 ° 8 ° 7 ° 7 °
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5 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 5 ° 6 ° 5 ° 4 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSW 8 16 SW 8 15 SW 7 14 SW 7 15 WSW 8 16 WSW 8 16 WSW 7 14 SW 7 14
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
88% 89% 90% 88% 85% 83% 86% 89%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:03 Sunset: 15:53 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous
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8 December – Check the forecast before heading to cheer on the competitors at the Great Christmas Pudding Race.

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