PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The 10th Annual “Wiener 100” dachshund race kicked off Kennywood’s first day of “Celebrate America.”
26 dachshunds and their owners gathered to participate in the race.READ MORE: 2021 Fan N'ation Pizza Challenge
Dr. Mike Hutchinson of Animal General joined KDKA’s Dave Crawley to emcee this important event. With wiener dogs, getting from point A to point B, starting line to finish, is often a circuitous path.READ MORE: This Saturday On JP Roofing FAN N'ATION (JUNE 12)
The winner of the heavyweight division is a dog with the unwieldy title of Oscar Mayer von Wienerschnitzel the First, and a dog named Astara wins the “Champions Heat” for the third straight year.MORE NEWS: This Saturday On JP Roofing FAN N'ATION (JUNE 5)
Celebrate America days continue through Sunday at Kennywood Park. The days will include patriotic music, special daily entertainment and fireworks nightly, weather permitting.