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Running of the Reindeer

The running of the reindeer is an annual event held in Anchorage Alaska, as part of the Fur Rendezvous Festival (known locally as the Fur Rondy). The event was first held in 2008, and involves people running down a four-block downtown street, with a group of reindeer released behind them, charging through the runners in a homage to Pamplona's more well-known Running of the Bulls.

In this fun event, participants brave the cold in a variety of attire, or lack thereof. The run features domesticated caribou, so does not hold the same level of danger as the similar running of the bulls event in Spain.

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Other unusual events that form part of the Fur Rendezvous Festival include

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