Shrove Tuesday

February 25, 2020 - 8:05 pm
An Englishwoman barely squeaked out a victory over a competitor across the pond in Kansas in Tuesday's annual pancake race between their British and American hometowns.
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March 05, 2019 - 7:42 pm
A pancake-flipping Kansas teacher has bested her trans-Atlantic competitors to win an annual Shrove Tuesday tradition. Maggie Lapinski ran the 415-yard Liberal, Kansas, leg of the race with a time of 62.98 seconds. That was almost 7 seconds faster than Amy Butler, who ran a similar race in Olney,...
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Competitors from Olney (Photo: PA Images/Sipa USA)
Ted Woodward
February 13, 2018 - 1:11 pm
Reports indicate a competitor from Liberal, Kansas, has won the International Pancake Day Race against the top runner from Olney, England. Gaby Covarrubias of Liberal ran the course on Shrove Tuesday with a time of 1:08.85, about 2.5 seconds faster than Olney’s Katie Godof at 1:11.4. The Shrove...
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