Running еnthusiasts arе in awе whеn a sρееdу gооsе ρartiсiρatеs in thе haIf marathоn. - Animals Paradise

Running еnthusiasts arе in awе whеn a sρееdу gооsе ρartiсiρatеs in thе haIf marathоn.

The other day, Jack Dolan laced up with a few friends to participate in Kansas City, Missouri’s “Rock the Parkway” half marathon.

It was Dolan’s very first competitive race, so he wasn’t entirely sure what to expect.

But he certainly wasn’t expecting this:

Midway into the race, Dolan’s legs were feeling the strain.

“I truly hate running, to be honest,” Dolan told The Dodo.

It was then that something happened which briefly took his mind off the pain — a random goose suddenly appeared out of nowhere and landed on the path ahead. The bird began to run, surrounded by bewildered racers. He was surprisingly speedy, too.

“He just swooped down with the flow of traffic and started to outpace me!” Dolan said. “It was a sight to see.”

Here’s that moment on video: