Running of the wieners

 

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The Running of the Wieners has become a popular event of the Oktoberfest in Sidney. This year's running is Sunday at 12:30 p.m. in Legion Park

As part of the upcoming Oktoberfest festivities the 14th annual "Running of the Wieners" will be held at Legion Park Sunday.

Dachshunds, also known as "Wiener-dogs," are a short-legged, long-body hound-type breed of dog. The standard sized dachshund was bred to flush out badgers and other burrow-dwelling animals, while the miniature dachshund was bred to hunt smaller prey.

Event creator Judy Scott said she attended a wiener-dog race in Grand Island twice with her grandson's dog before deciding to take the event to the Oktoberfest Committee to offer make it part of the festivities.

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