dirty, stinkin’ cheater

Brother the Elder passed this along:

 Maryland dog escapes, joins charity half marathon

ELLICOTT CITY, Md. (AP) — A Maryland dog is raising money for cancer after escaping from his yard and running part of a charity half marathon.
The 3-year-old golden retriever-poodle mix named Dozer joined runners near his home, at mile five of the 13-mile race in Howard County near Baltimore on May 15.
Runners reported seeing him at several points and there’s video of him crossing the finish line at 2 hours and 14 minutes. He then found his way home.
Race officials later honored him with a medal. Video of him crossing the finish line has been viewed thousands of times onYouTube.
Dozer’s family set up a fundraising page to benefit the race’s beneficiary, the University of Maryland’s Greenebaum Cancer Center. Race organizers said the page has raised more than $13,000.
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Sheesh. Rosie Ruiz jumps into a race illegally and is disgraced forever. Dozer does it and becomes a hero. It’s truly a dog’s world …

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3 Responses to dirty, stinkin’ cheater

  1. rsmith says:

    A dog,who is not only more famous than most of us will ever be, but he’s also the founder of a fund to help people. Gives you paws, doesn’t it?
    The doggone video:

  2. tosuperstar says:

    I refuse to contribute to Dozer’s fund raising efforts. I cannot support a cheater! But it has given me an idea of where to start my next Half or even Full Marathon. Hope they put me on u tube too!

  3. Madiantin says:

    What a cute dog! All that on no training. Wow.

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