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World's Wackiest Races

On your mark, get set, check out the world's wackiest races. Racers compete in wild feats of strength and speed -- sometimes even in stilettos -- carrying brides and pushing hospital beds.

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High Heel Race, Washington, DC

Halloween in the nation’s capital is a spirited affair, courtesy of the annual High Heel Race. Onlookers gather in Dupont Circle to watch drag queens show off their extravagant outfits and race down 17th Street in high heels.

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