High heel race: They run for shoes, they run in shoes

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Contestants start in a high heels race in Paris. The race is hosted by a French e-commerce company celebrating its 10th anniversary. (REUTERS)

Contestants start in a high heels race in Paris. The race is hosted by a French e-commerce company celebrating its 10th anniversary. (REUTERS)

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Contestants prepare to start in a high heels race in Paris. (REUTERS)

Contestants prepare to start in a high heels race in Paris. (REUTERS)

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Contestants warm-up before competing in a high heels race. (REUTERS)

Contestants warm-up before competing in a high heels race. (REUTERS)

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Catch your breath, contestants! (REUTERS)

Catch your breath, contestants! (REUTERS)

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Contestants sporting 3-inch heels. (REUTERS)

Contestants sporting 3-inch heels. (REUTERS)

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Contestants ready to compete in a 3x60 meter relay to win 3,000 Euros worth of shoes. (REUTERS)

Contestants ready to compete in a 3x60 meter relay to win 3,000 Euros worth of shoes. (REUTERS)

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Each team comprised of three girls racing in high heels. (REUTERS)

Each team comprised of three girls racing in high heels. (REUTERS)

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Participants run during a high-heel race in Paris. (REUTERS)

Participants run during a high-heel race in Paris. (REUTERS)

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Contestants in animal print pants and high heels. (REUTERS)

Contestants in animal print pants and high heels. (REUTERS)

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Contestants were seen take precautions for a high heels race in Paris. (REUTERS)

Contestants were seen take precautions for a high heels race in Paris. (REUTERS)

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