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Wed March 5, 2014
English Runner Continues To Dominate Against Liberal In Annual Pancake Race
An English runner won the 65th annual Shrove Tuesday pancake race on Tuesday.
20-year-old Devon Byrne of Olney, England, covered the course in a record time of 55.61 seconds. This is her third win in a row.
Runners in this friendly competition between Olney and Liberal, Kansas, wear aprons and head scarves, and run the course with a pancake in a pan.
Byrne beat 25-year-old Summer Parsons, who won the leg of the race in Liberal with a time of 63.5 seconds.
Olney has won the race 28 times, and Liberal has 36 wins.