The New York City Marathon is one of the most notable long distance races, if not the largest, not only in the Unites States, but in the world. Held every year on the streets of New York, the 26.219 race gathers ten of thousands of participants from all over the world. But 2021 edition was even more special as among the 33,000 runners who compete, there was a duck. Yes, you read it well…a very spirited duck named Wrinkle!
Perfectly equipped with a pair of red running shoes, the white duck did a great job, though. And the now viral videos of her competing among the other runners on the streets of NYC, stands for it. After all, Wrinkle might not got herself a medal or so, but she became an internet star, and her parents are so proud of her performance.
“Wrinkle the duck is more than just a beautiful Pekin duck,” the parents, artists Justin Wood and Joyce Kung, write online. She is a full-grown adult human child. She is fast. She is speed. She is zoom. She is Wrinkle. Still fast as duck boiiii.”
Wrinkle notorious presence was announced on her of Instagram account. “I ran the NY marathon!,” “Wrinkle” wrote. “I’ll get even better next year! Thanks to all the humans that were cheering for me!”
Watch Wrinkle in action in the video below!