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High Heel Race to take place Tuesday night in D.C.

Thousands of spectators lined 17th Street on Thursday night for the 26th Annual High Heel Race in Dupont Circle.28 Photos
(Photo: Joshua Yospyn /WJLA)
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(WJLA) - One of D.C.'s most colorful events is taking place Tuesday night. It's the annual High Heel Race.

Photo: Joshua Yospyn

Each year at this time, hundreds of drag queens race down 17th Street in the Dupont Circle neighborhood. Thousands of spectators pack the area to cheer on the runners, and check out their outfits.

The race begins at 7 p.m. 17th Street from P to S streets will be closed from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. Tuesday.

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