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10/17/13 6:46 P

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MBTEPP,

I saw that, too! Sad. :(

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10/17/13 5:51 P

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http://m.runnersworld.com/general-interest
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According to the Indiana TV station WFIE, Boogie's owners posted on Facebook on Wednesday that Boogie had died of a heart attack on Tuesday
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10/11/13 10:15 P

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this is so cool

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10/10/13 4:30 P

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Awesome!

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10/10/13 11:05 A

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very cute, except for the 100# weight. Average size: from 55 to 75 pounds. So if Boogie really is a 100#, I doubt he'd be able to do a 1/2!!

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How cute! Thanks for sharing the story!

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10/10/13 12:45 A

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He just wanted to copy Dozer from the Maryland Half Marathon. I ran about a half mile with Dozer.

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10/9/13 10:56 P

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My favorite part, aside from how fast the dog ran it (faster than a couple I've run), was that they gave him a finisher's medal. :)

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10/9/13 10:44 P

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Too funny! I ran a half trail run this spring where dogs were allowed, but it was too hot to bring my pooch. Need to find one during a cooler time of year, or a shorter race. Love that dog's name, and glad he's getting neutered, even if he isn't!

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It would be funnier except that dogs jumping into races are not unusual. Here's one from just two years ago that sounds almost identical except this dog's name was Dozer:

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10/9/13 7:03 P

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Too funny! emoticon

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10/9/13 6:54 P

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I saw that story earlier today. I howled. They even gave the lab a finishing medal. What a riot. A must read!

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10/9/13 6:18 P

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