20 May '11, 10pm

Gotta love this #dog who jumped right into a half marathon & raced to the end

Gotta love this #dog who jumped right into a half marathon & raced to the end

A Goldendoodle named Dozer could not resist the urge to join thousands of runners in Maryland's Half Marathon last weekend as they passed by his home. The dog crossed the finish line in a respectable 2 hours and 14 minutes. Animal Planet's The Daily Treat reported on Dozer's late entry into the race. The very fit 3-year-old dog apparently got caught up in the excitement of the half marathon which benefits the University of Maryland's Greenebaum Cancer Center as runners sped past his backyard. He broke through his invisible fence and joined the group at the five mile mark. Runners reported spotting Dozer at various locations along the course, but few knew he was determined to complete the race or that he was running without his owners. He even learned to stop at the rest areas to lap water from cups that were provided for the racers. When Dozer finally crossed the finish li...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/animal-welfare/blog/dozer-the...

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