The First World War
War Diary of The Royal Canadian Regiment

Transcription by Captain Michael O'Leary, The RCR.

MAY 1918

APPENDIX 10

The Royal Canadian Regiment.

Programme of Sports held at LIERES, 22nd May 1918.

No.Event.Remarks.
1.BOOT RACE.50 yards and return.
2.100 YARDS DASH.
3.MEDLEY RACE. (Officers.)Bicycle 150 yards. Run 50 yards. Ride heavy draft horse 50 yards without spurs, whip or saddle.
4.MILLS BOMB AND SPOON RACE.2 men on team, run 50 yards and return.
5.TUG OF WAR.Platoon teams. Preliminary Pull 8 feet. Final pull 15 feet.
6.200 YARDS DASH.
7.FATIGUE RACE.Wheel man in wheel barrow 50 yds, and carry Pick a Back 50 yards.
8.BLINDFOLD RACE.Four officers (one per Co.) to be drilled blindfolded.
9.RELAY RACE.Company and Headquarters teams of fours. Each man runs 220 yds.
10.SACK RACE.Feet Tied. 50 yards.
11.BISCUIT RACE.Run 50 yards, eat biscuit, whistle, return and drink bottle of beer. (First four men only bet bottles of BEER.)
12.BAND AND DRUMS RACE.

GOD SAVE THE KING.

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