Run for your wife

Run for your wife

Posted January 17th, 2012 by debritz

How blokey does Triple M's relative new Grill Team want to be? Enough to folow the lead of the good folk of Sonkajärvi, Finland, who since 1992 have been conducting annual Wife Carrying Championships.

Brisbane men have been challenged to step up to the plate, with their wives on their backs, at the Queensland Government’s 2012 Australia Day Festival being held at the Parklands, South Bank from 10am on Thursday, January 26.

The winners will get to represent their state at the Finnish festival in July.

The Grill Team's Pete Timbs says: "It’s the only time you will ever want your beloved to not get off your back.”

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