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Dog Greeting NYC Marathon Runners Has Gone the Extra Mile

Runners from around the world gathered in New York City last weekend to participate in the famous NYC marathon. As these athletes ran through the different NYC boroughs, residents filled the streets to cheer them on through the 26.2 miles. And fur babies came out to support as well! 

TikTok doggo @beckhamthegolden joined his owners and other residents on the sidewalks of the city to cheer on the marathon runners. But this Golden Retriever did a little more than just cheer. He was a motivator for many runners. Check it out!

O.M.G. We're not runners, but we just know this would be the highlight of our race. How could it not be!? A dog sighting would definitely keep us moving. Not only were runners training, but it also looked like this good boy was training for this day too. He truly understood the assignment! 

"The marathon dogs are the motivation we all need in a race," commented @winnietheblackmouthcur. If there were dogs in the 'pet crew' at all races then maybe, just maybe, we'd consider running. LOL! "We need a marathon of dog petting. 26.2 miles of dogs to pet," said @meredith__blake. Now, this is something we can get behind! 

TikTok user @karradactyl wrote a potential scenario for runners, "Why didn't you finish the NY marathon? There was a dog..." LMAO! That would 100% be our answer. @xyzmill8719 added, "Dog is having a field day. Best day of his life." You can bet your bottom dollar that he'll be back again next year! 


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