Marathon-running dog becomes center of attention after finishing 100th marathon

Taiwan News
Date: 2017/02/12
By: George Liao, Taiwan News, Staff Writer

A dog became the center of attention after it finished its 100th full marathon at the 2017

Yellow Lemon and his owner, Huang Hsien-wen (center)

Kaohsiung Mizuno International Marathon on Sunday.

After the yellow dog, nicknamed “Yellow Lemon,” crossed the finish line, a large crowd of finishers quickly gathered around him to cheer for him, caress him and take photos with him.

Someone put a wreath around his neck. A runner offered the dog a fried chicken leg, and another offered it a red envelop and asked the dog owner, Huang Hsien-wen, to use the money to award his dog with feasts.

The panting dog looked happy and smiling for his unusual achievement but uncomfortable and embarrassed at the same time as so many people surrounded him to extend their congratulations and praises.    [FULL  STORY]

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