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Heroes Run and Wiener Dog Races

The 2nd Annual Wiener Dog Races were held in International Park Saturday, June 2, 2011, as part of the Red, White, KABOOM festivities. The race continues Sunday, June 3 with a championship. The races operate under the National Dachshund Races. Finale races will be Sept. 24-25 in Findlay. CLICK ANY IMAGE TO VIEW FULL PHOTO, START SLIDE SHOW.

Runners begin the first annual Heroes Run 5K through the streets of downtown. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Runners begin the first annual Heroes Run 5K through the streets of downtown.
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Lauren Malik, 12, left, her mother Holly Malik, center, and sister Lydia Malik, 11, of Monroe, Mich., cheer on their family member Trevor Malik, 9, as he heads toward the finish line in his first-ever 5k race. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Lauren Malik, 12, left, her mother Holly Malik, center, and sister Lydia Malik, 11, of Monroe, Mich., cheer on their ...
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Owen Dennis, 6, of Perrysburg, gives it all as he races to the finish the first annual Heroes Run. Javier Martinez, right, who is with the USMC, encourages him on from behind. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Owen Dennis, 6, of Perrysburg, gives it all as he races to the finish the first annual Heroes Run. Javier ...
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Staff Sgt. Dale Nelson, front,  holds the 983rd Engineer Battalion flag, which is in Monclova, Ohio, as members of his battalion run to the finish line together. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Staff Sgt. Dale Nelson, front, holds the 983rd Engineer Battalion flag, which is in Monclova, Ohio, as members of his ...
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A merry-go-round set up in in International Park for the weekend's Red White Kaboom. Enlarge | Buy This Photo A merry-go-round set up in in International Park for the weekend's Red White Kaboom.
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Brittany Poole, left, of Maumee, holds 'Moxie' while Maria Lapoint, right, 6, tries to give her a smooch during the 2nd Annual Wiener Dog Races at International Park. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Brittany Poole, left, of Maumee, holds 'Moxie' while Maria Lapoint, right, 6, tries to give her a smooch during the ...
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'Moxie' sports an American flag and sits on the lap of owner Andrew Skeels awaiting the National Anthem before the races. Enlarge | Buy This Photo 'Moxie' sports an American flag and sits on the lap of owner Andrew Skeels awaiting the National Anthem before the races.
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Race founder and organizer Toni Gossard, left, and Adam Clay, right, watch as 'Larry' takes off during the Wiener Dog Races. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Race founder and organizer Toni Gossard, left, and Adam Clay, right, watch as 'Larry' takes off during the Wiener Dog Races.
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Walleye Head Coach Nick Vitucci holds his puppy 'Canuck' after he competed the races. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Walleye Head Coach Nick Vitucci holds his puppy 'Canuck' after he competed the races.
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Linda Repka, of Toledo, celebrates after her dog 'Buddy' competes in the Wiener Dog Races. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Linda Repka, of Toledo, celebrates after her dog 'Buddy' competes in the Wiener Dog Races.
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Rick Bodi, left, from Perrsyburg, holds 1 1/2-year-old 'Monty,' while event founder and organizer Toni Gossard, right, awards the dog the first place in the adult category for dogs age 1 and older that run 35 feet. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Rick Bodi, left, from Perrsyburg, holds 1 1/2-year-old 'Monty,' while event founder and organizer Toni Gossard, right,...
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