How to Run a Three-legged Race

Learn the tricks to running a three-legged race – without ending up flat on your face!

You will need

  • A partner
  • Rope or pieces of cloth

Step 1 Look for someone who is close to your height with a similar leg length.

Step 2 Stand with your partner and face the same direction with your legs touching.

Step 3 Tie the rope or cloth securely around the touching ankles.

Step 4 Put your arm around your partner’s waist, and have your partner do the same.

Step 5 Put your untied leg behind to start the race.

Step 6 Run, keeping your legs in sync.

Step 7 Cross the finish line and collect your prize!