a competition between runners, horses, vehicles, boats, etc., to see which is the fastest in covering a set course.
I won the first 50-lap race
a strong or rapid current flowing through a narrow channel in the sea or a river.
angling for tuna in turbulent tidal races
a groove, channel, or passage, in particular.
each of the major divisions of humankind, having distinct physical characteristics.
people of all races, colors, and creeds