Dion Leonard was racing across the Chinese and Mongolian desert when a scruffy dog started running alongside him.
Remember the story of runner Dion Leonard and a stray pup Gobi who joined him for a grueling marathon last month in China? While Leonard had been working on her
Dion Leonard was competing in a ultra-marathon in China when Gobi, a stray dog, appeared and started to run the race with him. Here, he tells his story.
Dion wishes the filmmakers luck finding one dog that looks like Gobi, let alone 20
The subject of the new book, “Finding Gobi: A Little Dog with a Very Big Heart”, this tiny stray kept pace with ultra marathon runner Dion Leonard as he ran through China’s Gobi Desert last June.
Runner Interview: Dion Leonard Author of Finding Gobi (
Dog book: Finding Gobi: The Amazing True Story by Dion Leonard. A Little Dog With A Very Big Heart.