Atalanta is a young princess, and her father has decreed she must marry whichever man wins a footrace.
Let's get the people's work done in time to avoid a footrace with Santa Claus.
With serious irony he asks himself, if a runner who is overcome in a footrace can hope to outstrip horses?
He wanted to fight and was going to have a fight or a footrace with the first Indians he met.
The rebels had a fair field for a footrace; hence the adjutant's mistake.
Hence, they never went to sleep, and in only a single instance recorded in history had a tortoise won a footrace from a hare.
What was contemplated as a triumphal reentrance becomes a footrace to the nearest ready-made clothing store.
No domestic animal but the greyhound can pass a strong young collie in a footrace.
I am really a lively man in a footrace, for my father is a watchmaker, and he has given me instructions in the business.
One day a merry group of young men proposed a footrace, the course to be around the square—a distance of about one hundred yards.