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Beat 360° 2/21/12
Competitors flip their pancakes while running their heat February 21, 2012 during the annual Washington National Cathedral Pancake Race in Washington, DC. The races are a celebration of the British tradition of 'Pancake Day' as Mardi Gras is known there, to mark the last day before the beginning of Lent. (Photo credit: Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images
February 21st, 2012
04:20 PM ET

Beat 360° 2/21/12

Ready for today's Beat 360°? We post a picture, and you provide the caption in the comments section below. Our staff will join in, too. Tune in tonight at 8 and 10 p.m. ET to see if yours is our favorite!

Congratulations to the winner!

Staff:
"Flip-flopping in Washington takes on a whole new meaning."
Ella

Viewer:
"Stay behind the yellow tape sir, these are presidential pancakes."
Tracey

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  1. Nancy

    OMG !! This Guy Next to me with the red tie makes this Flippen Pancakes Look Easy he must have done this before & the guy with the camera Better move.before he gets a Flippen Pancake in the Face. Are we near the Finish Line Yet !!

    February 21, 2012 at 4:40 pm |
  2. Ann Burch

    "Turn left here for Fox and Friends."

    February 21, 2012 at 4:39 pm |
  3. Wanda English Blair

    Kim Kardashian's cakes are flippin' harder that I thought!

    February 21, 2012 at 4:39 pm |
  4. Tony Shiomi

    My day job is Secret Service, really!

    February 21, 2012 at 4:39 pm |
  5. Christine Novshadayan

    Running for position of commander-in-chief of IHOP!

    February 21, 2012 at 4:39 pm |
  6. Cory Walsh

    Pancakes are better than what abounds in Washington DC ~ the flinging of poo....

    February 21, 2012 at 4:39 pm |
  7. Mike Waldo

    There is so much to put into this caption. The guy on the left is thinking "I have to run faster to outrun this pancake." The guy on the right is thinking "I got this made." And the guy in the middle that you can barely see is thinking " Which way am I supposed to go again."

    February 21, 2012 at 4:39 pm |
  8. Barry in Jamison, Pa

    Romney advisor's preparing answers for Az debate, FLIP-FLOPPING!!!!

    February 21, 2012 at 4:39 pm |
  9. Noreen Foley-Covey

    I-HOP to Lent...

    February 21, 2012 at 4:38 pm |
  10. Sebastian Avila

    Don't Worry!!!.....I can pray it off tomorrow!!!

    February 21, 2012 at 4:38 pm |
  11. carolyn bell

    Jumpin Cake Flash Dance..l

    February 21, 2012 at 4:38 pm |
  12. Michael Loughery

    I am just so cool flipping my pancakes....it's all about looking cool making sure everyone can see my important id badge. Unlike that other dude who has his pancake chasing him! I'm so glad I went to Harvard!

    February 21, 2012 at 4:37 pm |
  13. Barry

    Romney advisor's preparing for Az debate, Flip Flopping!!!!

    February 21, 2012 at 4:37 pm |
  14. Angela Harty

    HMMMM i wonder if this is what they mean when they say Presidential Race!!!!

    February 21, 2012 at 4:37 pm |
  15. Cielito

    Shussh, wait for it, wait for it, " I am good at this and you know it" (said to the tune of LMAFAO's song).

    February 21, 2012 at 4:37 pm |
  16. carolyn bell

    Jumpin Cake Flash Dance..

    February 21, 2012 at 4:37 pm |
  17. Cory Walsh

    Washington DC engages in Pancake Day ~ the ever-so-proper Brits' version of the festivities of Buñol, Spain where they have the throwing of the tomatoes.

    February 21, 2012 at 4:37 pm |
  18. Joan Gioe

    To the right people! These pancakes aren't going to make themselves!

    February 21, 2012 at 4:36 pm |
  19. Megan Small

    The syrup portion was eliminated from this year's National Pancake Race due to last year's sticky results.

    February 21, 2012 at 4:36 pm |
  20. Joe Bush

    Wow. They are better flip floppers than Mitt Romney!!

    February 21, 2012 at 4:35 pm |
  21. John Martin

    This one is for the 1%. Let's see how they divide it.

    February 21, 2012 at 4:35 pm |
  22. Robinson Almanzar

    My caption for the photo on 2/21/2012 is "The running of the pancakes"

    February 21, 2012 at 4:34 pm |
  23. Dunia Magnusson

    watch out you right Romney is catching up to you!!!

    February 21, 2012 at 4:33 pm |
  24. Lisa Starr

    Secret service family picnic pancake races!

    February 21, 2012 at 4:33 pm |
  25. Christie Grooms

    Buttermilk Battle

    February 21, 2012 at 4:33 pm |
  26. King John Pascual

    Stocks for pancakes better go up after this....

    February 21, 2012 at 4:32 pm |
  27. Mehar Virdi

    "Now I understand how that Romney guy must feel. Flip-flopping this quickly isn't easy!"

    February 21, 2012 at 4:31 pm |
  28. Jeanne O'Grady

    Easier than walking the gaunlet at the Virginia capital.

    February 21, 2012 at 4:31 pm |
  29. Brice

    Ohhh, so this is what Secret Service agents do in their spare time...

    February 21, 2012 at 4:31 pm |
  30. Sharon Perkins

    Now, that's what I call multi-tasking!

    February 21, 2012 at 4:31 pm |
  31. Marlene Moses

    The New Political Game of "Flip Flappin"

    February 21, 2012 at 4:30 pm |
  32. Judith McGlasson

    Last Jack flipping wins.

    February 21, 2012 at 4:30 pm |
  33. JR

    That's flippin' sweet!

    February 21, 2012 at 4:30 pm |
  34. shari demers

    Get out of the way the Ron Paul Veterans are coming!!!

    February 21, 2012 at 4:30 pm |
  35. Thelma

    Love directing traffic for my "subject" while I'm flippin' out! This security gig is the worst.

    February 21, 2012 at 4:30 pm |
  36. Kevin from Toronto

    It's hard to enjoy breakfast on the run!

    February 21, 2012 at 4:29 pm |
  37. Hardy Watts

    "Let them flip cakes!"

    February 21, 2012 at 4:29 pm |
  38. maria

    pancakes on the run...

    February 21, 2012 at 4:29 pm |
  39. Corki

    Can you flip pancakes Mr. Anderson?

    February 21, 2012 at 4:29 pm |
  40. Robert Robledo

    Flipping pancakes with style and grace in our Nation's Capital to mark Mardi Gras, British style!

    February 21, 2012 at 4:28 pm |
  41. Justin M.

    Mitt Romney flip-flopping...oops, I mean pancakes flip-flopping around Washington.

    February 21, 2012 at 4:28 pm |
  42. Michelle Scherler

    Hot Cakes coming through....

    February 21, 2012 at 4:28 pm |
  43. Donna C.

    He's with the pancake Secret Service...

    February 21, 2012 at 4:27 pm |
  44. Michelle Scherler

    Hot Cakes coming thru....getchur hot cakes right here !

    February 21, 2012 at 4:27 pm |
  45. Kristen

    This is how you flip a pancake... now get back in the kitchen.

    February 21, 2012 at 4:27 pm |
  46. Jesse Akins

    Not what I thought I'd be doing when I joined the secret service.

    February 21, 2012 at 4:26 pm |
  47. nathaniel forward

    So this is what the secret service is up to nowdays....

    February 21, 2012 at 4:26 pm |
  48. maria tennant

    I hate it when the president wants pancakes!

    February 21, 2012 at 4:26 pm |
  49. KellyBundysEvilTwin

    And "Run Forrest Run!" has been taken yet? Odd....

    February 21, 2012 at 4:26 pm |
  50. Nancy Humes

    Pull my finger and see what else my pancake can do!!

    February 21, 2012 at 4:26 pm |
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