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- noun A race run by contestants on foot.
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- noun A
racerun on foot
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- noun a race run on foot
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The footrace was an ancient tradition, its origins so hoary that even the Panvivlion could not describe them.
The footrace is the scene of some rather unwholesome tactics, shall we say.
It's enough to set you off and running, like a starter's pistol at the beginning of a footrace.
Amid that footrace, one company is already marketing limited quantities of incandescent bulbs that meet the 2012 standard, and researchers are promising a wave of innovative products in the next few years.
Maybe when an LTE market actually launches we can watch an actual footrace.
But the city's tolerance for other forms of debauchery during Bay to Breakers, its annual cross-town footrace, has finally run out.
The third company in the retro-Chinese footrace: Warrior, a state-owned brand from Shanghai.
The edit made it seem like it was a footrace to the U-Turn box between you and the Globetrotters.
She knew he was fast and possessing of great stamina, and more than capable of overtaking her in any prolonged footrace, but could he catch her in just the few dozen meters separating her from the stone edifice?
"We are in a competitive footrace every day with our neighboring states," said Mr. Cuomo.