Some dude is running around Riverside dressed as Forrest Gump


Outside of the Mission Inn and the Bacon Fat Popcorn at the Salted Pig, Riverside isn’t really known for much.  But, that might soon be changing as the city is now home to a guy who dresses up as Forrest Gump and, you guessed it, runs around everywhere.

The Facebook Group “What’s Going on in Riverside County” has been inundated over the past 24 hours with pictures of the mystery Gump…

Posted by Robert Castillo on Wednesday, October 25, 2017

I spotted him! Good times!

Posted by Jeffrey Pardee on Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Who he really is and what’s his reason for doing this is anyone’s guess, but, it’s clear that he does like running.

Posted by Raquel Perez on Thursday, October 26, 2017

Posted by Robert Castillo on Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Totally made my day ???????????????? #halloweencostume #forestgump #awesomedude #riverside

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If you happen to see him, post a pic in the comments and maybe ask him for a good shrimp recipe.

(H/T Press Enterprise)

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