PHOTOS: Running of the Chihuahuas at the D.C. Wharf

The 4th annual Running of the Chihuahuas (AKA #Chirace2015) took place this Sunday at the Wharf in D.C. It was a day to show the world just how fast your chihuahua could run. The winner this year: Woodstock.

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The 4th annual Running of the Chihuahuas (AKA #Chirace2015) took place this Sunday at the Wharf in D.C. It was a day to show the world just how fast your chihuahua could run. The winner this year: Woodstock. Pictured: This puppy is up for adoption. He was moved from a kill shelter in the south to the Rural Dog Rescue.
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Attendees enjoyed music, food trucks, cold beer, dog contests, and of course, the chihuahua races.
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The Running of the Chihuahuas took place by SW Waterfront, DC, between 6th and 7th Streets close to Waterfront Metro on the green line.
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A Vikings fan here taking a break from the heat.
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Competing chihuahua really had to focus.
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The race is D.C.'s funniest Cinco de Mayo celebration -- but it's also a benefit event for Rural Dog Rescue.
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All dressed up for Cinco De Mayo.
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Red Hook Lobster Truck, Sol Mexican Food and Captain Cookie food trucks were on hand. Live music came from Hand Painted Swinger.
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Run, little ones!
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Most dogs seemed more interested in cuddling than running.
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Scooter, a paralyzed chihuahua, raced during the event with help from some wheels.
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There was an all-breed contest including best dressed, best trick and more.
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The event was held to benefit Rural Dog Rescue.
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It was a little too hot out for this little girl.
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The watering stations around the event were used quite a bit
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A little camera time for this little guy.
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