WASHINGTON DC: MARCH 02
George shows off for the cameras after he beat his rivals in a race as Washington Nationals fans audition to become the next Racing President at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C. on March 02, 2013.
Candidates are competing for a chance to fill the shoes of Presidents George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt and William Howard Taft. Candidates perform freestyle dance, run a 40-yard dash and run two Presidents Races from center field to the home dugout.
Developed in 2006, the Racing Presidents are 12 foot oversized mascots who compete in the GEICO Presidents Race during the fourth inning of every Nationals home game.
(Photo by Marvin Joseph/The Washington Post via Getty Images)