Thousands attend the "Running of the Chihuahuas"
Thousands of people attended the sixth annual "Running of the Chihuahuas" at the First Tennessee Pavilion on Saturday. The event, sponsored by Hits96 radio station, featured live musical performances, vendor booths and more than 100 dogs participating in the races.
Rosie, 4, a deer-head Chihuahua, pauses after drinking from a red Solo cup Saturday at the sixth annual Running of the Chihuahuas at the First Tennessee Pavilion. Rosie won her first-round heat. She's being held by her owner, Ann King, of Rome, Ga. At left is Anns son, Joe King.Photo by Tim Barber.