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168th Grasmere Sports Day braves the rain

Hundreds of competitors and spectators braved the downpours for the 168th Grasmere Lakeland sports day.

Hundreds of spectators watch the junior fell race Credit: ITV BORDER

It has only been cancelled in the past during the first and second world wars. It's one of the few events in the Lake District where people can take part in traditional games including Cumberland Wrestling, Fell Running and Hound Trails.

Hounds are released for the Hound Trails Credit: ITV BORDER

Some events were delayed due to the rain but spirits certainly weren't dampened.

Girls take part in traditional Cumberland Wrestling Credit: ITV BORDER

I've been talking to some people today, who are here for the first time, and the first thing they have said after being here for half an hour is 'it's great, there's still this family atmosphere with the children enjoying themselves'.

Does it keep people away? Yes, unfortunately. We haven't got the bigger crowds that we normally expect at this time of day but what the day is all about, the family feeling, it is there.

– George Gale, Organiser
The junior fell race was busy - and quick! Credit: ITV BORDER
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