10th Annual Running of the Wieners is September 18, Noon, on Fountain Square
The Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber, producers of Oktoberfest Zinzinnati, announced, Friday, that the 10th annual Running of the Wieners dachshund race has met its capacity of 100 participants. The race happens September 18, 12 p.m. on Zinzinnati’s Fountain Square. The public is still encouraged to attend and cheer, free-of-charge.
Ten heats of 10 dogs each will determine the 10 finalists. The wiener of the finals will be crowned King or Queen of the Wiener Dogs. Last year’s champion, Donnie, will be on hand/paw to defend his crown.
About Oktoberfest Zinzinnati
Oktoberfest Zinzinnati, presented by Sam Adams, is September 18-20, 2015 along Fifth Street in downtown Zinzinnati. The celebration showcases the rich German heritage of Southwest Ohio, as well as tasty samples of German-style music, food and beer. First held in 1976, the event has grown to be America’s largest Oktoberfest with nearly 650,000 people attending each year.
Courtesy Oktoberfest Zinzinnati.