Worms will train through the year to take place in different wormathons across England.
Most wormathons take place on muddy fields, however some wormathon enthusiats have been known to hold wormathons on tarmac.. This often leads to worm death.
The first wormathon took place in 1999 were a Nigerian worm, Jimmy Wriggler was the victor over Anthony The Arm.
After the success of the first wormathon many more took place and the sport of worm racing has continued to grow over the years.