Spectators turn out for Finchingfield’s wacky and wet three-legged race

Facing water guns when returning through the pond. Picture: CELIA BARTLETT PHOTOGRAPHY

Facing water guns when returning through the pond. Picture: CELIA BARTLETT PHOTOGRAPHY - Credit: Celia Bartlett

A pair of roaming dinosaurs, Donald Trump and Kim Jong-Un working together to wade through a village pond, a Roman emperor getting soaked and rubber ducks bobbing along.

Facing water guns when returning through the pond. Picture: CELIA BARTLETT PHOTOGRAPHY

Facing water guns when returning through the pond. Picture: CELIA BARTLETT PHOTOGRAPHY - Credit: Celia Bartlett

All these sights and more could been at the Finchingfield Three-legged Race on Sunday.

Contestants raced around the village in fancy dress, drinking a pint (or a non-alcoholic equivalent) at each pub, before crashing in to the pond where they were pelted with water bombs by gleeful villagers.

There was lots to see besides imaginative costumes though, including dance demonstrations and local band The Wonkey Donkeys. Spectators could also enjoy refreshments as they watched the pairs race to the finish line.

The day was in aid of FINCHE, a community organisation aiming to build an all-weather pitch with floodlights for the village.

Facing water guns when returning through the pond. Picture: CELIA BARTLETT PHOTOGRAPHY

Facing water guns when returning through the pond. Picture: CELIA BARTLETT PHOTOGRAPHY - Credit: Celia Bartlett

Facing water guns when returning through the pond. Picture: CELIA BARTLETT PHOTOGRAPHY

Facing water guns when returning through the pond. Picture: CELIA BARTLETT PHOTOGRAPHY - Credit: Celia Bartlett

Facing water guns when returning through the pond. Picture: CELIA BARTLETT PHOTOGRAPHY

Facing water guns when returning through the pond. Picture: CELIA BARTLETT PHOTOGRAPHY - Credit: Celia Bartlett

Facing water guns when returning through the pond. Picture: CELIA BARTLETT PHOTOGRAPHY

Facing water guns when returning through the pond. Picture: CELIA BARTLETT PHOTOGRAPHY - Credit: Celia Bartlett

Facing water guns when returning through the pond. Picture: CELIA BARTLETT PHOTOGRAPHY

Facing water guns when returning through the pond. Picture: CELIA BARTLETT PHOTOGRAPHY - Credit: Celia Bartlett

Facing water guns when returning through the pond. Picture: CELIA BARTLETT PHOTOGRAPHY

Facing water guns when returning through the pond. Picture: CELIA BARTLETT PHOTOGRAPHY - Credit: Celia Bartlett

Facing water guns when returning through the pond. Picture: CELIA BARTLETT PHOTOGRAPHY

Facing water guns when returning through the pond. Picture: CELIA BARTLETT PHOTOGRAPHY - Credit: Celia Bartlett

Facing water guns when returning through the pond. Picture: CELIA BARTLETT PHOTOGRAPHY

Facing water guns when returning through the pond. Picture: CELIA BARTLETT PHOTOGRAPHY - Credit: Celia Bartlett

Facing water guns when returning through the pond. Picture: CELIA BARTLETT PHOTOGRAPHY

Facing water guns when returning through the pond. Picture: CELIA BARTLETT PHOTOGRAPHY - Credit: Celia Bartlett

Facing water guns when returning through the pond. Picture: CELIA BARTLETT PHOTOGRAPHY

Facing water guns when returning through the pond. Picture: CELIA BARTLETT PHOTOGRAPHY - Credit: Celia Bartlett

Facing water guns when returning through the pond. Picture: CELIA BARTLETT PHOTOGRAPHY

Facing water guns when returning through the pond. Picture: CELIA BARTLETT PHOTOGRAPHY - Credit: Celia Bartlett

Facing water guns when returning through the pond. Picture: CELIA BARTLETT PHOTOGRAPHY

Facing water guns when returning through the pond. Picture: CELIA BARTLETT PHOTOGRAPHY - Credit: Celia Bartlett

Facing water guns when returning through the pond. Picture: CELIA BARTLETT PHOTOGRAPHY

Facing water guns when returning through the pond. Picture: CELIA BARTLETT PHOTOGRAPHY - Credit: Celia Bartlett

Facing water guns when returning through the pond. Picture: CELIA BARTLETT PHOTOGRAPHY

Facing water guns when returning through the pond. Picture: CELIA BARTLETT PHOTOGRAPHY - Credit: Celia Bartlett

Facing water guns when returning through the pond. Picture: CELIA BARTLETT PHOTOGRAPHY

Facing water guns when returning through the pond. Picture: CELIA BARTLETT PHOTOGRAPHY - Credit: Celia Bartlett

Facing water guns when returning through the pond. Picture: CELIA BARTLETT PHOTOGRAPHY

Facing water guns when returning through the pond. Picture: CELIA BARTLETT PHOTOGRAPHY - Credit: Celia Bartlett

Facing water guns when returning through the pond. Picture: CELIA BARTLETT PHOTOGRAPHY

Facing water guns when returning through the pond. Picture: CELIA BARTLETT PHOTOGRAPHY - Credit: Celia Bartlett

Facing water guns when returning through the pond. Picture: CELIA BARTLETT PHOTOGRAPHY

Facing water guns when returning through the pond. Picture: CELIA BARTLETT PHOTOGRAPHY - Credit: Celia Bartlett

Facing water guns when returning through the pond. Picture: CELIA BARTLETT PHOTOGRAPHY

Facing water guns when returning through the pond. Picture: CELIA BARTLETT PHOTOGRAPHY - Credit: Celia Bartlett

Facing water guns when returning through the pond. Picture: CELIA BARTLETT PHOTOGRAPHY

Facing water guns when returning through the pond. Picture: CELIA BARTLETT PHOTOGRAPHY - Credit: Celia Bartlett

Facing water guns when returning through the pond. Picture: CELIA BARTLETT PHOTOGRAPHY

Facing water guns when returning through the pond. Picture: CELIA BARTLETT PHOTOGRAPHY - Credit: Celia Bartlett

Facing water guns when returning through the pond. Picture: CELIA BARTLETT PHOTOGRAPHY

Facing water guns when returning through the pond. Picture: CELIA BARTLETT PHOTOGRAPHY - Credit: Celia Bartlett

Facing water guns when returning through the pond. Picture: CELIA BARTLETT PHOTOGRAPHY

Facing water guns when returning through the pond. Picture: CELIA BARTLETT PHOTOGRAPHY - Credit: Celia Bartlett

Facing water guns when returning through the pond. Picture: CELIA BARTLETT PHOTOGRAPHY

Facing water guns when returning through the pond. Picture: CELIA BARTLETT PHOTOGRAPHY - Credit: Celia Bartlett

Facing water guns when returning through the pond. Picture: CELIA BARTLETT PHOTOGRAPHY

Facing water guns when returning through the pond. Picture: CELIA BARTLETT PHOTOGRAPHY - Credit: Celia Bartlett

Facing water guns when returning through the pond. Picture: CELIA BARTLETT PHOTOGRAPHY

Facing water guns when returning through the pond. Picture: CELIA BARTLETT PHOTOGRAPHY - Credit: Celia Bartlett

Facing water guns when returning through the pond. Picture: CELIA BARTLETT PHOTOGRAPHY

Facing water guns when returning through the pond. Picture: CELIA BARTLETT PHOTOGRAPHY - Credit: Celia Bartlett

Facing water guns when returning through the pond. Picture: CELIA BARTLETT PHOTOGRAPHY

Facing water guns when returning through the pond. Picture: CELIA BARTLETT PHOTOGRAPHY - Credit: Celia Bartlett

Facing water guns when returning through the pond. Picture: CELIA BARTLETT PHOTOGRAPHY

Facing water guns when returning through the pond. Picture: CELIA BARTLETT PHOTOGRAPHY - Credit: Celia Bartlett

Facing water guns when returning through the pond. Picture: CELIA BARTLETT PHOTOGRAPHY

Facing water guns when returning through the pond. Picture: CELIA BARTLETT PHOTOGRAPHY - Credit: Celia Bartlett

Facing water guns when returning through the pond. Picture: CELIA BARTLETT PHOTOGRAPHY

Facing water guns when returning through the pond. Picture: CELIA BARTLETT PHOTOGRAPHY - Credit: Celia Bartlett

Facing water guns when returning through the pond. Picture: CELIA BARTLETT PHOTOGRAPHY

Facing water guns when returning through the pond. Picture: CELIA BARTLETT PHOTOGRAPHY - Credit: Celia Bartlett

Facing water guns when returning through the pond. Picture: CELIA BARTLETT PHOTOGRAPHY

Facing water guns when returning through the pond. Picture: CELIA BARTLETT PHOTOGRAPHY - Credit: Celia Bartlett

Facing water guns when returning through the pond. Picture: CELIA BARTLETT PHOTOGRAPHY

Facing water guns when returning through the pond. Picture: CELIA BARTLETT PHOTOGRAPHY - Credit: Celia Bartlett

Facing water guns when returning through the pond. Picture: CELIA BARTLETT PHOTOGRAPHY

Facing water guns when returning through the pond. Picture: CELIA BARTLETT PHOTOGRAPHY - Credit: Celia Bartlett

Facing water guns when returning through the pond. Picture: CELIA BARTLETT PHOTOGRAPHY

Facing water guns when returning through the pond. Picture: CELIA BARTLETT PHOTOGRAPHY - Credit: Celia Bartlett

Facing water guns when returning through the pond. Picture: CELIA BARTLETT PHOTOGRAPHY

Facing water guns when returning through the pond. Picture: CELIA BARTLETT PHOTOGRAPHY - Credit: Celia Bartlett

Facing water guns when returning through the pond. Picture: CELIA BARTLETT PHOTOGRAPHY

Facing water guns when returning through the pond. Picture: CELIA BARTLETT PHOTOGRAPHY - Credit: Celia Bartlett

Facing water guns when returning through the pond. Picture: CELIA BARTLETT PHOTOGRAPHY

Facing water guns when returning through the pond. Picture: CELIA BARTLETT PHOTOGRAPHY - Credit: Celia Bartlett

Facing water guns when returning through the pond. Picture: CELIA BARTLETT PHOTOGRAPHY

Facing water guns when returning through the pond. Picture: CELIA BARTLETT PHOTOGRAPHY - Credit: Celia Bartlett

Facing water guns when returning through the pond. Picture: CELIA BARTLETT PHOTOGRAPHY

Facing water guns when returning through the pond. Picture: CELIA BARTLETT PHOTOGRAPHY - Credit: Celia Bartlett

Facing water guns when returning through the pond. Picture: CELIA BARTLETT PHOTOGRAPHY

Facing water guns when returning through the pond. Picture: CELIA BARTLETT PHOTOGRAPHY - Credit: Celia Bartlett

Facing water guns when returning through the pond. Picture: CELIA BARTLETT PHOTOGRAPHY

Facing water guns when returning through the pond. Picture: CELIA BARTLETT PHOTOGRAPHY - Credit: Celia Bartlett

Facing water guns when returning through the pond. Picture: CELIA BARTLETT PHOTOGRAPHY

Facing water guns when returning through the pond. Picture: CELIA BARTLETT PHOTOGRAPHY - Credit: Celia Bartlett

Facing water guns when returning through the pond. Picture: CELIA BARTLETT PHOTOGRAPHY

Facing water guns when returning through the pond. Picture: CELIA BARTLETT PHOTOGRAPHY - Credit: Celia Bartlett

Facing water guns when returning through the pond. Picture: CELIA BARTLETT PHOTOGRAPHY

Facing water guns when returning through the pond. Picture: CELIA BARTLETT PHOTOGRAPHY - Credit: Celia Bartlett

Facing water guns when returning through the pond. Picture: CELIA BARTLETT PHOTOGRAPHY

Facing water guns when returning through the pond. Picture: CELIA BARTLETT PHOTOGRAPHY - Credit: Celia Bartlett

Facing water guns when returning through the pond. Picture: CELIA BARTLETT PHOTOGRAPHY

Facing water guns when returning through the pond. Picture: CELIA BARTLETT PHOTOGRAPHY - Credit: Celia Bartlett

Facing water guns when returning through the pond. Picture: CELIA BARTLETT PHOTOGRAPHY

Facing water guns when returning through the pond. Picture: CELIA BARTLETT PHOTOGRAPHY - Credit: Celia Bartlett


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