Evansville dog receives medal for completing marathon

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An Indiana dog has been awarded a medal for completing something many humans shy away from.

Boogie the dog was awarded a medal for completing a half marathon Tuesday.

He met up with runners at the race starting line in Evansville on Saturday and just kept going.

When Boogie crossed the finished line, no one knew who he belonged to. Police sent out an alert and many people began posting about him on Facebook.

It was only after his owner noticed he was missing and went looking for him at a local animal shelter, that he found out about Boogie’s big accomplishment.

It’s not clear if Boogie is planning on running any more marathons.