race around

race around (after someone or something)

to rush here and there to find or fetch someone or something. I had to race around after Tom. I couldn't seem to catch up to him. I wish I could find the dog without having to race around all over the neighborhood.
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race around

to run or move around in a great hurry. Stop racing around and calm down! I have been racing around all morning, trying to get some things done.
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As 20 teams race around the track, a small army is required to ensure the smooth broadcast of the race around the world.
Year two children race around the sports fields of Scissett Middle School
The 14-day, 700 nautical-mile, race around the Arabian Peninsula will now start in Muscat, Oman on February 15 and finish in Manama, Bahrain on February 26, via port calls in Sohar, Ras Al Khaimah, Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Doha.
The Racing Post Trophy winner has yet to race around a turn but will get a taste of what is in store on Saturday week when he gallops around Tattenham Corner on the morning the track hosts its Breakfast with the Stars event.
Saturday was a nice day to take the boat and family out for a relaxing cruise around the Palm then anchor up for a barbecue, until about 10 mindless idiots on jets skis decided to race around every boat trying to impress others
LONDON 2012 gold medallist Ed Clancy is just one of the UK's top male riders taking part in a race around the NEC tonight.
The 28th annual JCB Lakeside 5 fun run event takes place on July 14, when a bumper field of in excess of 600 participants are expected to pull on their running shoes for both a five mile race around JCB's picturesque World Headquarters in Rocester and a separate two mile fun run.
I think it's more of trying to nationalize a race around the budget," Ryan said in an interview.
A total of 3,500 women took part in the 5k race around Malvern Park to Solihull town centre on Sunday, over 1,000 more than last year.
ON THIS DAY 1923: The first modern-style speedway race around a short track was held at West Maitland, New South Wales, Australia.
Melbourne, Aug 19 (ANI): A team of students from the University of South Australia is taking part in a race around the world in an electric-vehicle called TREV (Two-seater Renewable Energy Vehicle).
Summary: Teams from Australia, Germany and Switzerland have set off on what they hope will be the first carbon neutral race around the world.
Entrants in the Fun Run will race around one complete circuit of the 2.
Although she had no previous experience of life at sea, the Northumbria University lecturer was determined to test herself in a 60-mile race around the Isle of Wight.
99 With 400 cars and 100 tracks to race around, Forza Motorsport 3 is something of a dream playground for petrolheads.