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Registration is open  for the hit event from the 2018 York Festival – The Running of the Lambs – a costumed obstacle adventure full of fun, frolics and guaranteed laughs.

Starts with a fun warm up session and participants then walk or run the course and complete the obstacles dressed in their best lamb onesie (preferably hand-made).

This year includes two new competition categories – the Ewe Beauties Challenge (for  mums) and the Ram’s Rampage (for dads).

Registration open at 10am
Warm up and costume judging at 10.30am
Race commences 10.45am
Ewe Beauties Race 12.00pm
Rams Rampage 12.10pm
Prize giving ceremony 12.20pm

Prizes will be awarded for:

  • Best Dressed Lamb
  • Most Glamorous Lamb
  • Best Super-Hero Lamb
  • Best Dressed Family
  • Overall course winners
  • Fastest Ewe
  • Fastest Ram

Free event.
Duration: 2 hours.
Registrations open now!

Running of the Lambs Entry Form

Flock Boss

Must be filled out by a legal adult, or the guardian or parent of any children being nominated.
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Flock Details

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Child & Adult Waiver and Consent

To: York Arts and Events, Inc
For letting my child/myself participate in the Running of the Lambs ( the event), I agree as follows:
I am not aware of any pre-existing medical condition or injuries that may affect my child’s / my ability to participate in the event.
I acknowledge that the organisers of the event have taken every care to provide a safe course for the event.
I assume all responsibility for any injury to my child/myself while participating in the event.
I will not make a claim against York Arts & Events, Inc or any member, officer or volunteer, whether on my own behalf or on behalf of my child in relation to the event.
I consent to photos or videos taken (which may include my child/myself) being used in future promotional materials for the York Festival or other events run by York Arts & Events, Inc.


  • 6 Oct 2019 10:00am - 12:30pm
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