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Runner finds lost puppy during Marathon, carries him to the finish line
... and then home
15:15 - 31 January 2019
This marathon runner slowed down mid-race to rescue one such little pup!
Khemjira Klongsanun is a 43-year-old runner from Bangkok, Thailand. On 20 January 2019, she participated in the Chombueng 26-mile (~42 km) marathon in Ratchaburi. Around 11 km into the race, she noticed a puppy abandoned on the road. While other runners continued on, she decided to carry the furball to the finish line.
On being asked why she took a ‘paw-se’ to help out the little guy, she replied, “It seemed to me that this little guy was lost. There were no houses, no other dogs, or no people around. So, I picked up the puppy, if only to take him out of the unsafe environment.”
Even though carrying him meant that she’d tire out faster and hamper her speed, she did it anyway. She couldn’t bear to leave the shivering creature behind to fend for himself. She successfully completed the marathon with the puppy safely tucked under her arm.
Meet Chombueng, named after the marathon he was found in:
For those who are wondering, he is a Thai bangkaew breed dog. Khemjira tried to find his owners, but no one came forward claiming him. She has now adopted him and he lives in her home with her other 2 pet dogs.
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