41st Straw Race is on Sunday 2nd July 2017. See www.strawrace.co.uk
for more information.
A 2.5-mile (2014 it is 1.5 mile) charity race in fancy dress, 2 people carry a bale of straw and drink a pint of beer in each of the 5 pubs "en route".
Information about how to enter the race is on the Straw Race website.
If you can help with planning, baling straw, etc. or if you can help on the day or if you just want to meet local people and join the organisation of a fun day out, contact details are on the Straw Race website: www.strawrace.co.uk
You can take a virtual walk of the Oxenhope Straw Race route more... Update 18 June 2014, the race now starts from Oxenhope Railway Station.
Take a 360 degree view of the Straw Race at the Lamb Inn here...