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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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  • Sunny intervals 16 °C

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  • Cloudy 17 °C

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  • Sunny day 13 °C

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Tuesday (Tuesday 16 October 2018)
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Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
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16 ° 17 ° 18 ° 18 ° 18 ° 17 ° 16 ° 16 ° 15 ° 14 ° 14 ° 13 ° 13 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
S 3 8 SSW 6 13 SSW 7 14 SSW 9 16 SSW 10 18 SSW 10 19 SW 11 20 SW 11 20 SW 10 18 SW 9 17 SW 8 17 SW 8 16 SW 7 15
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
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Humidity
84% 73% 67% 64% 64% 68% 70% 73% 74% 74% 78% 79% 80%
UV index
2 2 2 2 1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:25 Sunset: 18:06 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 2
Wednesday (Wednesday 17 October 2018)
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SW 7 15 SW 6 14 SW 6 12 SW 5 11 SW 5 10 SW 4 10 SW 4 9 SW 4 8 SW 4 8 SW 4 7 SW 3 7 WSW 3 6 WSW 3 7 WSW 3 7 W 3 6 NW 3 6 NNW 3 6 N 4 7 N 4 8 N 5 10 NNE 5 10 NNE 5 11 NNE 6 12 NNE 6 13
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G VG
Humidity
81% 83% 84% 86% 86% 87% 87% 87% 86% 85% 84% 83% 82% 80% 79% 78% 77% 80% 83% 87% 87% 89% 89% 87%
UV index
1 1 1 1 2 2 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:27 Sunset: 18:04 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 2
Thursday (Thursday 18 October 2018)
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Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
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12 ° 12 ° 11 ° 10 ° 11 ° 13 ° 14 ° 12 ° 11 °
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NNE 6 12 NNE 6 12 NNE 7 14 NNE 8 16 NNE 11 21 NE 10 21 NE 9 19 NE 7 15 NE 7 13
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG G VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
85% 85% 86% 88% 78% 62% 58% 67% 73%
UV index
1 2 1
Sunrise: 07:29 Sunset: 18:02 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 2
Friday (Friday 19 October 2018)
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Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy
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11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 12 ° 14 ° 15 ° 13 ° 12 °
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10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 12 ° 14 ° 14 ° 13 ° 11 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NNE 5 10 NNE 5 10 NNE 4 8 NNE 3 8 N 3 9 NNW 5 11 NW 4 8 NW 4 7
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG G G G VG VG VG VG
Humidity
77% 80% 81% 77% 69% 64% 73% 77%
UV index
1 2 1
Sunrise: 07:31 Sunset: 18:00 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 2
Saturday (Saturday 20 October 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
10% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
11 ° 10 ° 9 ° 11 ° 15 ° 16 ° 14 ° 13 °
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10 ° 9 ° 8 ° 11 ° 14 ° 15 ° 13 ° 12 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WNW 4 7 WNW 3 6 WSW 3 6 WSW 3 8 WSW 5 13 WSW 6 14 WSW 6 12 WSW 5 11
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG G G G VG VG VG VG
Humidity
81% 86% 90% 83% 68% 63% 76% 83%
UV index
1 2 1
Sunrise: 07:32 Sunset: 17:57 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 3
Sunday (Sunday 21 October 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
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Partly cloudy night Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
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12 ° 11 ° 11 ° 13 ° 16 ° 17 ° 15 ° 14 °
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11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 12 ° 15 ° 16 ° 14 ° 12 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WSW 5 11 WSW 5 9 WSW 5 9 WSW 6 12 WSW 8 16 WSW 8 16 W 7 14 WNW 8 16
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG G G VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
88% 93% 94% 89% 78% 75% 85% 85%
UV index
1 2 1
Sunrise: 07:34 Sunset: 17:55 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous
Monday (Monday 22 October 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Sunny day Sunny day Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Clear night
10% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
12 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 12 ° 12 ° 10 ° 9 °
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11 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 10 ° 8 ° 7 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NW 8 16 NW 9 18 NNW 10 18 NNW 10 20 NNW 12 24 NNW 10 21 NNW 7 14 NW 7 13
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
79% 75% 74% 66% 51% 55% 64% 71%
UV index
1 2 1
Sunrise: 07:36 Sunset: 17:53 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous
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