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The book ‘Finding Gobi’ will recount a marathoner’s search for the dog that became his running companion during a race across the Gobi Desert

he Australian marathoner Dion Leonard befriended a stray dog who joined him on a 250-kilometer race across the Gobi Desert in China, but the animal ran away as it awaited transportation to Leonard's home in Scotland. The runner's nine-day, successful search for 'Gobi' will be made into a book.
5 months ago
Lucas Niewenhuis
By Lucas Niewenhuis
Lucas Niewenhuis is an associate editor at SupChina who helps curate daily news and produce the company's newsletter, app, and website content. Previously, Lucas researched China-Africa relations at the Social Science Research Council and interned at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York. He has studied Chinese language and culture in Shanghai and Beijing, and is a graduate of the University of Michigan.
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