Saddle up! It’s the Texas Wife Carrying Championship

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RICHMOND, TX - This is not your typical foot race, it's the Texas Wife Carrying Championship.

Kevin Edelbrock, one of the event organizers says, "Three years ago, here at River Point Church, we started the Texas Wife Carrying Championships. It is a grueling race. Wife or Fiance, or Girlfriend, on your back, at least 108 lbs. have to go 278 yards, over two steeplechase like obstacles as well as through water, as well as through a sand pit."

This year's race benefits Pediatric Cancer patients, and their families.

Whats the saying? Oh yea, "Hey get off my back!!"

It's a common marital refrain, turned upside down here for a great cause.