A Canadian marathoner celebrated his win early and just lost out on a time bonus.

By Chris Chavez
October 25, 2017

25-year-old Trevor Hofbauer made his marathon debut and won the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon on Sunday in 2:18:06. In the closing meters of the race, Hofbauer pulled over to high-five fans and celebrate his Canadian national title.

Watch him celebrate his title below:

What he maybe didn't realize at the time was that there was a time bonus of $1,250 if he was able to run faster than 2:18:00. Internet sleuths took to messageboards to point out his mistake. It was his first marathon and anyone would be excited in his situation.

A few fans ended up making a GoFundMe to help him make up the money that he could have won and 35 people had raised $2,616 in two days.

"By donating to this campaign, it is our hope that Trevor will never have to tame his enthusiasm to chase a pay day. Don't ever change Trevor."

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