When: 17th July 2010
Where: On the cricket field at Congham, Norfolk
What is it?
More than 200 snails slug it out every year in the World Snail Racing Championships held at Congham, in Norfolk. Heats are held throughout the afternoon with a grand final at the end. The winner gets a silver tankard stuffed with lettuce leaves. The World Snail Racing Championships are part of Congham Fete which helps to raise money for the 13th century St Andrew’s Church.
More info: www.snailracing.net