Mum who face-planted during sports day parent race says she won't compete again
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A mum who became a viral sensation after falling over at a school sports day last year has spoken about how life has changed for her since then.
It's nearly that time of the year again when parents have to do the unthinkable and actually join in their kid's sports day in the parents' race.
Last year Katie Hannaford became an absolute viral sensation when she hit the deck early on in a race as she got left behind by a load of other mums.
Unfortunately for Hannaford her long dress did her no favours to hide her modesty and she ended up mooning those watching and the millions who saw the video online.
11 months on and Hannaford could be getting herself ready for the latest attempt to win a medal at the annual event at her daughter's school.
However, speaking exclusively to LADbible she revealed that she won't be lining up to race ever again, despite her child moving school.
"No, I haven’t," Katie said when asked if she'd since had an opportunity to compete, "And I’ve promised my girls I’ll never do another 'parents' race' ever again.
"There was a parents dance recently at my daughter dance competition. They announced it, the girls looked at me and said 'No, mum.'
"I agreed to give it a miss!"
On this year's racing she added, "Absolutely not, as much as it was good fun I think my running days are over!"
Explaining how she got dragged into the infamous race in the first place she explained: "My oldest daughter was watching sports day with myself and some other school mum friends.
"The staff mentioned a parents' race over the tannoy and Tegan, my oldest, said 'Go on mum, you always did it for me'."
She continued: "Once they asked for parents to join in my youngest Beau across the field was saying, 'Come on mum do it'.
"Another mum and I agreed to join in. I was dreading it but thought 'Oh, it’s a bit of fun, why not?'"
Hannaford really should try to compete this year and attempt to do something even more spectacular, after losing her crown as most famous parents' race competitor.
Last month three time Olympic gold medal winner Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce took part in a race at her son's school and absolutely annihilated the competition.