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Central City, Colorado
Madam Lou Bunch Day
Central City celebrates its most famous madam by racing beds down Main Street.
Added by jamesboneill
Chicago's Greatest New Year's Day Tradition Is a Car Rally Scavenger Hunt
Every New Years Day since 1955, a Chicago car club has hosted a scavenger hunt about finding the city's secrets.
December 22, 2016
Inside the Strange Sport of Paramotoring, in Which Competitors Risk Life and Limb to Fly
Hanging out along the Icarus Trophy trail.
November 01, 2016
Watch People Paddle a Pumpkin in These Unusual Boat Races
Aquatic pumpkin boat races are held internationally every autumn.
October 11, 2016
Port Byron, Illinois
Will B. Rolling Mississippi River Statue
A 30-foot man on a penny-farthing bicycle rides along the banks of the Mississippi.
Added by clarkmaxwell
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The 1976 Great American Horse Race Was Won By A Mule Named Lord Fauntleroy
The ultimate underdog story.
August 08, 2016
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The Curious History of Animals Interfering with the Tour de France
The llamas are only the latest animal to disrupt the world's most famous bicycle race.
July 10, 2016
Wildwood, New Jersey
The Race of Gentlemen
Vintage cars and motorcycles race for glory in a throwback motorsport celebration on the Jersey shore.
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Miles the Monster
The Dover International Speedway is home to a towering, concrete-skinned, racecar-hungry behemoth.
Added by Chris Kudrich
Port Louis, Mauritius
Champ de Mars Racecourse
The oldest racecourse in the Southern Hemisphere.
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Kinetic Grand Championship
Humboldt's human-powered sculptures race across land and sea for days on end in a wacky quest for dominance.
Added by Casey
Stairs often replace streets on the steep slopes of this old mining town.
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Manitou Springs, Colorado
Emma Crawford Coffin Race
A lively annual event in which thousands of people race to push coffins heavy with bodies up a hill.
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