Pancake Day T-Shirts Available, Race Sign Ups Continue
KSCB News - January 25, 2016 8:09 am
This year’s Pancake Day shirt is now available. In addition to a t-shirt, Pancake Day fans will want a commemorative button to add to their collection. The button also serves as admission to the Pancake Breakfast on Feb. 9.
Pancake Day merchandise for sale also includes tote bags, aprons, bandanas, postcards, sno-globes and a variety of other items.
Merchandise and event tickets can be purchased at the Hall of Fame, 318 N. Lincoln, between 10 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m. and also on the Pancake Day website at www.pancakeday.net <http://www.pancakeday.net> . On the web site, click on SHOP to view and purchase merchandise. Check out the web site for a special discounted ticket package. Pancake Day shirts and other items will also be for sale at Pancake Day events Feb. 6-9.
Call 620-624-6423 for more information.
As of Friday afternoon, seven women have entered the International Pancake Day Race slated for Feb. 9, including two veteran racers. Returning racers are Summer Parsons, 27, who won the Liberal leg of the race in 2014 with a time of 63.5 seconds, and Leslie Spikes, 33, who took third place in 2012. First-time racers include Nakiesha Cohens, Shawna Quint, Ashley Werkmeister, Kitty Lum and Abbey Hubbard.
The Men’s Race is almost full, with 13 contestants so far: Tyson McGuire, Randy Ortiz, Erving Altamircano, Robert (Pino) Hildreth, Lee Moore, Conner Villanueva, Joe Grassmuck, Chris Orellano, Brandon Buck, Matt Quint, Matthew McLane, Matthew Williams, and Fernando Zavala.
A number of children’s categories are full; see the most recent list on the International Pancake Day Facebook page.
Contestants of all ages may sign up at the Liberal Recreation Center, 1109 W. 7th St. (in Blue Bonnet Park) through Friday, Jan. 29.
The number of contestants in each race is limited to 15, and a category will be closed once that limit is reached. There is no entry fee. No late sign-ups will be accepted. For more information contact Ronna Stump at 620-626-0133