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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. AL Anood

    Flapin jacks, Running, flapping and pointing

    February 21, 2012 at 6:47 pm |
  2. Laura Owen

    The Secret- Servers

    February 21, 2012 at 6:47 pm |
  3. Laura Owen

    Mitt Romney comes out of nowhere to win the Washington Flip-Flop 5k

    February 21, 2012 at 6:44 pm |
  4. AL A

    Get the syrup I'm gonna win and flip!

    February 21, 2012 at 6:42 pm |
  5. AL

    Run, Flip and pose!

    February 21, 2012 at 6:41 pm |
  6. Ace

    Flip and Roll

    February 21, 2012 at 6:38 pm |
  7. Jonathan (Raleigh, NC)

    From Wall St. to Waffle House

    February 21, 2012 at 6:38 pm |
  8. Jennifer

    At last! Men too can multi-task!

    February 21, 2012 at 6:34 pm |
  9. Sara Burrows

    Who would have thought that flippin' burgers in highschool could lead to this

    February 21, 2012 at 6:33 pm |
  10. Stacy

    The American government isn't the only government to flip out!

    February 21, 2012 at 6:30 pm |
  11. Diane

    Oh H=== lets just eat them

    February 21, 2012 at 6:30 pm |
  12. Greg Myers Houston,Texas

    The winner is awarded a short stack of silver dollars!

    February 21, 2012 at 6:28 pm |
  13. Holly C

    Im flipping and I know it.

    February 21, 2012 at 6:22 pm |
  14. Tammy Weir

    Mardi Gras has their King Cakes, we have flapjack flipping. Captain K'nuckles, you're out! Anyone know what the prize is?

    February 21, 2012 at 6:20 pm |
  15. Hope Bateman

    "I got this one Mr. President!" Another day in a "Flipping Election Year".

    February 21, 2012 at 6:16 pm |
  16. Barb Morisette

    It’s a balancing political flip flop race to the white house so don’t drop that hot cake and make us eat it to!

    February 21, 2012 at 6:16 pm |
  17. TimCanadien

    What's all the flap, Jack?

    February 21, 2012 at 6:15 pm |
  18. Michele Tourville

    Wow, the expectations for multi-tasking is really getting out of control.

    February 21, 2012 at 6:14 pm |
  19. Steve Surfaro

    Step aside please; Presidential Pancakes coming through!

    February 21, 2012 at 6:10 pm |
  20. Janet

    Let the Pancakes roll!

    February 21, 2012 at 6:09 pm |
  21. Marc McConnell

    You put your pancake in, you put your pancake out, you put your pancake in, then you flip it all about......

    February 21, 2012 at 6:08 pm |
  22. Adrienne

    and This is why THE FBI catches our bad guys...

    February 21, 2012 at 6:08 pm |
  23. Ron Steckler

    Let's get some 'flipping' life back into this campaign.

    February 21, 2012 at 6:05 pm |
  24. Victoria Edouard

    Occupy DC? Let them eat cake!

    February 21, 2012 at 5:58 pm |
  25. Stefan Konstantopoulos

    "Secret Service agents now tasked to cook on-the-go meals between President's speaking engagements!"

    February 21, 2012 at 5:55 pm |
  26. Sharon LeCour

    "See, they didn't know I had talent like this!" "Jerry (Seinfeld) taught me everything I know". said Puddy

    February 21, 2012 at 5:52 pm |
  27. Dawn

    Free pancakes this way..we are all going to need them!

    February 21, 2012 at 5:51 pm |
  28. motown phyl

    Former secret service agent in a screen test for role in new movie "All the Presidents Pancakes".

    February 21, 2012 at 5:49 pm |
  29. Mary Ellen Johnson

    Flappin my jacks!

    February 21, 2012 at 5:48 pm |
  30. Marie NyBlom

    I'm an unflappable pancake flipper

    February 21, 2012 at 5:48 pm |
  31. motown phyl

    The current leader silently signals a left turn to the remaining contestants in the "Flips, not Quips" pancake run.

    February 21, 2012 at 5:46 pm |
  32. Janice S

    GOP demonstrates proper flipping technique while simultaneously signaling to the LEFT.

    February 21, 2012 at 5:46 pm |
  33. Tammy Bolduc

    Recent MBA grads in a group job interview will " IHop" for anything in this job market. Flippin ridiculous.

    February 21, 2012 at 5:45 pm |
  34. Gloria Fredkove

    Those UFOs have taken one look at us, and they're heading back to outer space!

    February 21, 2012 at 5:43 pm |
  35. Gina Miller

    All the other kids in their pumped up kicks!

    February 21, 2012 at 5:38 pm |
  36. Chris mitzel

    The one with the most pancakes at the end gets the promotion!

    February 21, 2012 at 5:30 pm |
  37. Douglas

    If only being President were this easy!

    February 21, 2012 at 5:29 pm |
  38. Carl O Helvie

    A long way to go before we're ready for the ballet.

    February 21, 2012 at 5:29 pm |
  39. Tracey Maken

    Stay behind the yellow tape sir, these are presidential pancakes.

    February 21, 2012 at 5:28 pm |
  40. Prashant

    Runnin' the Romney

    February 21, 2012 at 5:26 pm |
  41. pat sharp

    Forget the Tea Party– Come Join The New Flip Floppers for President Party!

    February 21, 2012 at 5:25 pm |
  42. catmount

    Four years of college and 2 years FBI academy to do this? Geez!!

    February 21, 2012 at 5:23 pm |
  43. Kathie Beuscher

    Washington insiders flapping their cakes instead of their jaws!

    February 21, 2012 at 5:22 pm |
  44. Wundrinwhy

    Doggone wind! Made me toss my cookies before I was ready!

    February 21, 2012 at 5:21 pm |
  45. Barb M

    This is the ONLY type of flip-flopping Mitt will give up for Lent.

    February 21, 2012 at 5:21 pm |
  46. Vicky

    Krewe of DC with King Iseeyah

    February 21, 2012 at 5:20 pm |
  47. Valary

    Secret service candidates demonstrate their ability to intercept presidential flip-flops on the run.

    February 21, 2012 at 5:15 pm |
  48. Janet caputo

    rommney's campaign staff practices managing the flip-flop.......

    February 21, 2012 at 5:15 pm |
  49. Susan Peters

    Final auditions for Romney's new Press Secretary

    February 21, 2012 at 5:15 pm |
  50. Mike

    The gymnastics of pre-deprivation rival only the real gymnastics of deprivation, as the elusive self-control is tested yet again.

    February 21, 2012 at 5:13 pm |
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