Calling All Chihuahuas!

Running of the Chihuahuas IV

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at the Fourth Annual Running of the Chihuahua's Sunday, May 3 | 12 to 3 pm | The Wharf, SW Waterfront

Kick off Cinco de Mayo with On Tap Magazine, Corona, Cantina Marina & The Wharf at the Fourth Annual Running of the Chihuahuas for Charity!

What:    Chihuahua races, food trucks, beer stand, dog contests, a family friendly FREE event!
When:  Sunday, May 3, 2015 | 12 pm to 3 pm
Where:  SW Waterfront, DC- between 6th and 7th Streets.
Why: A benefit event for animal charities and DC’s funniest Cinco celebration!

$500 in cash and prizes for racers! Only $20 per dog to race, ALL entry fees are donated to the Washington Humane Society!

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Space is limited to 96 dogs and we anticipate selling out quickly, so be sure to reserve your spot now! Last day to register is Friday, May 2nd. Walkups on race day will be accepted, unless all spots are full. 

Don’t have a Chihuahua? You can still take part in the excitement with our all breeds contests for best dressed and best trick! All doggie competitors must have up-to-date vaccinations and leashed when not racing. Unruly dogs will be excused, and we ask that owners please pick up after their pets!

How to enter the #DCdoggieselfie contest:
1. Send us a cute picture of your dog via Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook.
2. Use hashtag #dcdoggieselfie.
3. Tell your friends to like/retweet.
4. The photo with the most likes or retweets will be announced at the Running of the Chihuahuas IV and will win a doggie gift bag. (Please note: Likes/retweets cannot be combined. There will only be one winner with the most votes on one social media outlet.)
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This is an admission-free, family-friendly event, but attendees must be 21+ to drink beer or attend the after party. To help sponsor or get involved, please call On Tap Magazine at 703-465-0500.

Check out last years news coverage of the event and see what it's all about!


2014 Running of the Chihuahua's Photos


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