Coyote joins race at AZ State Cross Country Championship - WFXG FOX 54 - News Now

Coyote joins race at AZ State Cross Country Championship

(Source: Marylin Aune/ Runner's World) (Source: Marylin Aune/ Runner's World)
PHOENIX (CBS5) -

Runners in the 5K at Arizona AIA Cross Country State Championships last weekend had an unexpected four-legged competitor.

A coyote jumped into the race at the 1.5-mile mark and ran alongside the race's leader for about 50 meters and then returned to brush near the course, according to Runner's World.

The race leader didn't realize the coyote was right next to him and went on to win the race.

[Read the report by Runner's World]

[See the race results from the Arizona AIA Cross Country State Championships]

Copyright 2013 Runner's World. All rights reserved. CBS 5 (KPHO Broadcasting Corporation) contributed to this report.

  • NEWSMore>>

  • Political end to Olympics: NKorea offers talks with US

    Political end to Olympics: NKorea offers talks with US

    Sunday, February 25 2018 2:16 AM EST2018-02-25 07:16:08 GMT
    Sunday, February 25 2018 10:26 AM EST2018-02-25 15:26:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky). A volunteer walks in a foggy Pyeongchang Olympic Plaza during the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018.(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky). A volunteer walks in a foggy Pyeongchang Olympic Plaza during the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018.

    Pyeongchang closes its chapter of the modern Olympics on Sunday night with tales of detente and competitive grit and volunteerism and verve.

    More >>

    Pyeongchang closes its chapter of the modern Olympics on Sunday night with tales of detente and competitive grit and volunteerism and verve.

    More >>
  • Richmond County Sheriff's Office looking for aggravated assault suspect

    Richmond County Sheriff's Office looking for aggravated assault suspect

    Sunday, February 25 2018 10:18 AM EST2018-02-25 15:18:16 GMT
    Toni Latrice Robinson (Source: Richmond County Sheriff's Office)Toni Latrice Robinson (Source: Richmond County Sheriff's Office)
    Toni Latrice Robinson (Source: Richmond County Sheriff's Office)Toni Latrice Robinson (Source: Richmond County Sheriff's Office)

    The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is searching for a 23 year-old woman wanted for several charges. Investigators say Toni Latrice Robinson is wanted for aggravated assault, terroristic threats and acts, and possession of a knife in commission of a crime. 

    More >>

    The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is searching for a 23 year-old woman wanted for several charges. Investigators say Toni Latrice Robinson is wanted for aggravated assault, terroristic threats and acts, and possession of a knife in commission of a crime. 

    More >>
  • After years of dejection, proponents of gun laws see hope

    After years of dejection, proponents of gun laws see hope

    Saturday, February 24 2018 10:35 AM EST2018-02-24 15:35:23 GMT
    Sunday, February 25 2018 10:10 AM EST2018-02-25 15:10:02 GMT
    The progression has become numbingly repetitive - mass bloodshed unleashed by a gunman, followed by the stories of the fallen, the funerals and mourning. (Source: AP Photos)The progression has become numbingly repetitive - mass bloodshed unleashed by a gunman, followed by the stories of the fallen, the funerals and mourning. (Source: AP Photos)

    "Our kids have started a revolution:" Teens' activism after Florida school shooting has some hopeful for action on gun policy.

    More >>

    "Our kids have started a revolution:" Teens' activism after Florida school shooting has some hopeful for action on gun policy.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly