Mindy Brucker imparts a few encouraging words to her Dachshund, 'Marley,' at the starting line of The Running of the Weenies contest at the 39th annual Germantown Festival on Sunday in Germantown, Tennessee near Memphis. According the The Commercial Appeal, defending weenie race champion 'Tux' took top honors again, leaving all other dogs in the dust in his preliminary heat and a final championship round. The USA-flag-clad Dachshund's prize winnings will go to the Collierville Animal Shelter. Way to go Tux! Read all about the event at The Commercial Appeal.