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PHOTOS: High Heel Race 2012
November 2, 2012 | 9:00AM

all photos: Denis Largeron

Deep in the heart of gay America, there is an annual tradition that makes Thanksgiving look like a surprise trip to an untrained dentist. It’s called The High Heel Race, it involves some of the city’s best male athletes sprinting down the street (some/most of them in fabulous costumes), and it is a deeply sentimental occasion of remembrance for those who bravely gave their lives in the effort to make mens-size high heels acceptable footwear year on out. This year, hurricanes and all-the event was postponed from Tuesday from Thursday but we are pleased to announce that this did not affect the attendance, one bit. In fact, if anything-the heeled troopers came out with extra ammo and panache this year. (also, it helps it didn’t rain-for the first time since we remember)

It is also one our FAVORITE occasions to photograph in DC every year.  So, without further a do:

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SEE YOU ALL NEXT YEAR!

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Recent Comments:
  • Whoopie has An 'Egot' says:

    LIVING for those guys dressed as ‘The View’. Living.

  • gmljr says:

    Too few pics of the Mardi Gras Queen with her bust out.

  • Ry_M says:

    The Street Fighter gang did it for me! Good grief, Zangief! Aren’t you chilly?

  • Jason says:

    I loved the group dressed as the “Gay Barrier Reef.”