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Spectator pranks London Marathon runners (video)

London Marathon

LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 24: Athletes begin the mass start during the Virgin Money London Marathon on April 24, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Stephen Pond/Getty Images)

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One spectator at the London Marathon had little respect for the pain and agony of runners traversing 26.2 miles on Sunday.

In the below video (warning: graphic language in the description), what appears to be a child offers high-fives to runners. That’s not unusual at large marathons.

However, when the participants put their hands out, the spectator flippantly moves to avoid the congratulatory ritual.

As if running a marathon wasn’t already an absurd past-time upon which to be exhausting ourselves.

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