ASHLAND (CBS) – Boston Marathon fan favorite Spencer is officially back.
Each year Spencer roots for runners along the marathon route in Ashland, about 2-3 miles into the course.
The 12-year-old golden retriever was named the official dog of the 126th Boston Marathon last week ahead of the race.
The dog's owner, Rich Powers, said leading up to the race he was hopeful Spencer would be up for a return to the course.
On Marathon Monday, Spencer was back out there, with Boston Strong flags in his mouth as the runners went by.
Powers said during the marathon, a man pulled a 2021 medal out of his pocket and put it on Spencer to keep.
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