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obstacle race

noun
1.
a foot race in which the contestants are prevented in a specific way from covering the full course at top speed, as by having hurdles to jump, sacks enclosing the legs, or potatoes to pick up.
Origin
1865-1870
1865-70
Related forms
obstacle racer, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for obstacle-race

obstacle race

noun
1.
a race in which competitors have to negotiate various obstacles
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