Runner Adopting Dog Who Followed Him Through Gobi Desert Race

Runner Dion Leonard is adopting a mutt dog who followed him for days through an ultra-marathon race in China's Gobi Desert.

Extreme runner Dion Leonard has had some incredible experiences as he’s run ultra-marathons around the world.

The week-long race he recently ran through China’s Gobi Desert is one he will never forget.

Leonard might’ve been keeping an eye out for competitors. Instead, he caught the eye of a little dog who decided to go along for the run through the desert.

That would’ve been cute for a mile or two.

This dog would not give up.

She followed Leonard for days through scorching heat and across mountains.

A wonderful friendship was born.

Leonard has big plans and the perfect name for his new friend.

CNN’s Robyn Curnow has more.
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Runner Adopting Dog Who Followed Him Through Gobi Desert Race

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