Dog Accidentally Runs Half-Marathon And Rules the Race!

Dog running half marathon

Meet the competitive canine with a penchant for racing!

If we accidentally ran a half-marathon we'd… no wait, scrap that, because seeing as we find it a battle simply getting out of bed in the morning, there's NO WAY we could run 13.1 miles without realising! 

But then again, we're not a dog.

Ludivine the bloodhound is though, and that that's exactly what happened when the two-and-a-half-year-old pooch snuck out of his owner's yard in Alabama and decided to stretch his legs. 

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The pooch soon found himself caught up in the local race and decided to put his fellow runners to shame, completing the course in 1:32:56 and coming seventh! 

 
Owner April Hamlin was understandably amazed when she heard what her cheeky canine had been up to: "My first reaction was that I was embarrassed and worried that she had possibly gotten in the way of the other runners" she told 'Runner's World'. 

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Congratulations to Ludivine… now if only we had two extra legs!
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