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Ona, the 12-year old Yorkshire Terrier with a bit of a punk attitude, has had a very bright and breezy life, enjoying the sunshine in Southern California. There were lots of beach days and plenty of soft toys. What else could she ask for? It turns out that she wants a run!
There are now nearly 50 races.
Ona, who weighs just 6 pounds while standing only 6 inches off the ground is an experienced long-distance runner. In the last six years, she’s completed nearly 50, 5k runs with an average pace just over an 8-minute mile. As the adage goes, “Don’t judge a book by it’s…