Getting fit is one agenda that seems to be on everyone’s mind at this point. We are quickly being dubbed the ‘cross-fit’ generation, that is how health conscious the world is rapidly becoming. Amidst the ultra-marathons and triathlons are a bunch of races that happen around the world simply for the sake of amusement. There is no fitness angle explored in these races, except that you might end up losing some weight accidentally. Here is a list of 10 of the most amusing and weird races from around the world.
This might seem like a dangerous idea if its wasn’t for the hilarious scene from the new Jurassic Park movie. The annual event conducted by ‘Glamour’ magazine asks women to wear high-heel shoes that are at least 3.5 inches big and run a 50 meter dash in order to win a 3,000 dollar gift card.
Race From The Undead
This event is appropriately named ‘Run For Your Lives’. It is a 5 kilometer obstacle course where participants have a bunch of red flags tied around their waist, and a group of people dressed as zombies will attempt to steal the flag from you. Being quick, smart and agile are absolutely vital in order to finish this race.