Drag racing: High heel races across the globe
Gentlemen, start your engines!
High heel or stiletto races are held around the world, often for a good cause and more likely than not by women (and their allies). But on other occasions, the purpose is just plain old fun and the fellas make up most of the participants. And that's with or without going full drag.
The most famous of these races would be Washington, D.C.'s High Heel Race, held in October, and Madrid's own race held during Pride festivities in the Chueca neighborhood.
But as you'll see in this gallery, several countries have held similar events, this being a tradition that goes back decades. Click on!