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Straw Race 2017

The 2017 Straw Race once again saw the sun shine down on Oxenhope. The crowds were out in force and 218 hardy teams took part in our annual day of straw, beer and fun. As ever there were hundreds of weird and wonderful fancy dress costumes; the judging is always really tough. Everyone was in high spirits and the atmosphere throughout the village was truly buzzing.

As ever, our thanks go out to all the pubs and the Social Club for organising entertainment and providing the beer for our runners and to the local businesses how provide funds and resources year in, year out. Thanks too must go to Cullingworth Scouts, The Keighley Scout Network and Oxenhope Youth Club; they marshalled, lugged bales, gave out medals, picked up litter and a host of other behind the scenes jobs. Thank you all, without you there would be no Straw Race.

Straw Race 2017

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Worthy winners once again for 2017.
Ian Holmes and Will Smith

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