Learn the tricks to running a three-legged race – without ending up flat on your face!
Look for someone who is close to your height with a similar leg length.
If you're right-handed, choose a left-handed partner and vice versa, so you can both utilize your stronger side.
Stand with your partner and face the same direction with your legs touching.
Tie the rope or cloth securely around the touching ankles.
If your partner has an opposite dominant side than you, tie your non-dominant legs together.
Put your arm around your partner's waist, and have your partner do the same.
Put your untied leg behind to start the race.
Run, keeping your legs in sync.
Cross the finish line and collect your prize!
Fact: The largest three-legged race had 80 participating pairs.