IN THIS week’s From The Archive, we feature the Great Pancake Race of Cogan.

This photograph from the Penarth Times shows officials and competitors from the race which took place on a Sunday morning in March in 1968.

It was a bright and sunny morning as fifteen starters lined up.

The winners on the day included Mrs S Morgan, Mrs Mary Saunders and Mrs Pat Orchard.

The runners-up were Mrs Ellis and Mrs Shirley Handel.

The race was started by the Penarth Times’ very own David Lewis and was organised by Capt H J Winterbottom MBE, landlord of the Cogan Hotel and Mr E D Morgan, chairman of the Cogan Coronation Club.

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