Tootsie's got nothing on some do-gooders in Colorado.
Dustin Hoffman's movie character would have been proud of the group of men who lined Main Street in downtown Grand Junction this weekend to race in high heels to raise money and awareness of domestic abuse.
"A real man would run a mile in her shoes," was the theme of the race. Five-man teams paid $250 to run the relay race, with each team using a purse as a baton.
NBC 11 News Grand Junction reported on the event that kicked off Domestic Violence Awareness month in October.
The top three fastest teams at the second annual "Men In Heels Race," received the coveted high heel trophy. KJCT reports that first place picked up the highest heel and third place was given a flat.
An estimated 1.3 million women are victims of domestic violence each year in the United States. Most cases are never reported to the police.
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