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The Third Annual Running of the Chihuahuas for Cinco de Mayo is Saturday

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From a press release:

“The 3rd Annual Running of the Chihuahuas – DC’s Funniest Cinco de Mayo Celebration is Back!

When: Saturday, May 3, 2014 | 12 pm to 3 pm (rain date, May 10)
Where: Southwest Waterfront, DC- Between 6th & 7th Street
Why: A benefit for animal charities
What: Chihuahua races, food trucks, beer stand, dog contests, a family friendly FREE event!

Kick off Cinco de Mayo at the Third Annual Running of the Chihuahuas! 12pm – 3pm on Saturday, May 3rd between 6th and 7th Street on the Southwest Waterfront. $500 in cash and prizes will be awarded to the speediest dogs! 96 dogs raced in 2013!

Don’t have a Chihuahua? You can still take part in the excitement with all breed contests for best dressed dog and best trick! Music, food, water and beverages will be on site, plus fun stuff from DC’s pet friendly businesses.

Deadline to register your dog to race is Friday, May 2nd, walkups on race day accepted until all spots are full. $20 per dog to race. This is a family-friendly, admission-free event, but you must be 21+ to drink beer. All race fees will be donated to animal charities – PAWS of Southwest and Washington Animal Rescue League. To enter and for more information, visit!”

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