SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Here's how Joy Weis describes the sport of "Canicross. ""You're running with your dog tied to a leash — they are out in front — so you just try to keep up! "It's a big-time sport in Europe, Canada and some northern states. And for this Thanksgiving, Joy and her husband, Nick, will be heading to Szamotuly - Kozle, Poland, to compete in an international Canicross race there, the Springfield News-Leader reports.