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The Race of Beer

<p>A man tries to drink beer during the Race of Beer in Brasilia, Brazil, August 28, 2011. Participants of the annual race run a 2km (1.2 mile) route while drinking beer along the way and the person with most amount of beer consumed at the finishing line is the winner. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino </p>

A man tries to drink beer during the Race of Beer in Brasilia, Brazil, August 28, 2011. Participants of the annual race run a 2km (1.2 mile) route while drinking beer along the way and the person with most amount of beer consumed at the finishing...more

A man tries to drink beer during the Race of Beer in Brasilia, Brazil, August 28, 2011. Participants of the annual race run a 2km (1.2 mile) route while drinking beer along the way and the person with most amount of beer consumed at the finishing line is the winner. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

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<p>Men dressed as Ronald McDonald pose with cans of beer during the Race of Beer in Brasilia August 28, 2011. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino </p>

Men dressed as Ronald McDonald pose with cans of beer during the Race of Beer in Brasilia August 28, 2011. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

Men dressed as Ronald McDonald pose with cans of beer during the Race of Beer in Brasilia August 28, 2011. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

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<p>A man drinks beer during the Race of Beer in Brasilia August 28, 2011. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino </p>

A man drinks beer during the Race of Beer in Brasilia August 28, 2011. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

A man drinks beer during the Race of Beer in Brasilia August 28, 2011. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

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<p>People drink beer during the Race of Beer in Brasilia August 28, 2011. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino </p>

People drink beer during the Race of Beer in Brasilia August 28, 2011. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

People drink beer during the Race of Beer in Brasilia August 28, 2011. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

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<p>Girls dressed as popcorn participate in the Race of Beer in Brasilia August 28, 2011. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino </p>

Girls dressed as popcorn participate in the Race of Beer in Brasilia August 28, 2011. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

Girls dressed as popcorn participate in the Race of Beer in Brasilia August 28, 2011. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

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<p>People drink beer during the Race of Beer in Brasilia August 28, 2011.  REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino </p>

People drink beer during the Race of Beer in Brasilia August 28, 2011. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

People drink beer during the Race of Beer in Brasilia August 28, 2011. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

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<p>Men dressed as late British singer Amy Winehouse pose with cans of beer during the Race of Beer in Brasilia August 28, 2011. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino </p>

Men dressed as late British singer Amy Winehouse pose with cans of beer during the Race of Beer in Brasilia August 28, 2011. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

Men dressed as late British singer Amy Winehouse pose with cans of beer during the Race of Beer in Brasilia August 28, 2011. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

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<p>A man dressed as a mattress is surrounded by women during the Race of Beer in Brasilia August 28, 2011. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino </p>

A man dressed as a mattress is surrounded by women during the Race of Beer in Brasilia August 28, 2011. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

A man dressed as a mattress is surrounded by women during the Race of Beer in Brasilia August 28, 2011. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

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<p>Men dressed as ponies participate in the Race of Beer in Brasilia August 28, 2011. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino </p>

Men dressed as ponies participate in the Race of Beer in Brasilia August 28, 2011. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

Men dressed as ponies participate in the Race of Beer in Brasilia August 28, 2011. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

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<p>A girl carries a belt of beers during the Race of Beer in Brasilia August 28, 2011. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino </p>

A girl carries a belt of beers during the Race of Beer in Brasilia August 28, 2011. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

A girl carries a belt of beers during the Race of Beer in Brasilia August 28, 2011. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

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