I work at a small village school. Last year at Sports Day there was great pressure for a staff race. We agreed, but to take the heat out of things (to encourage participation by a very un-sporty staff) a bit did a bean-bag on the head race. None of the non-teaching staff took part. Sports Day looms again (weather permitting). Once again we are looking forward to the staff race, and think that we may have a walking backwards race this year ... we might break the flower pot stilts! Once again the non-teaching staff are refusing to take part. I did ask if there was a race that they would prefer but to no avail. Any-one faced a similar boycott?