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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 19 April 2019)
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Saturday (Saturday 20 April 2019)
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Sunday (Sunday 21 April 2019)
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Sunrise: 05:51 Sunset: 20:08 Moon phase: Waning gibbous Air pollution: 4 Pollen: H
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Sunrise: 05:47 Sunset: 20:12 Moon phase: Waning gibbous
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Sunrise: 05:45 Sunset: 20:13 Moon phase: Third quarter
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