This cosmetic item has two styles, named "Stylin'" and "Indifferent". "Stylin'" has spiked up hair, and adds new headphones without a headband, while "Indifferent" removes the headphones and changes the hair to be matted down.
The Front Runner was contributed to the Steam Workshop.
- The Front Runner has been added to the game.
- [Undocumented] Added the Front Runner to the item drop system and can now be uncrated with Unusual quality.
- [Undocumented] Lowered the price of the Front Runner in the Mann Co. Store.
- A race's front-runner is the person in the lead.
- The item's description is a reference to the Elton John song Candle in the Wind.
- The styles for the item in-game were originally called the 'Fuk'n A!' and 'Nah,Bro'.
- After its original conception, The Front Runner was incorporated as part the custom Scout skin for the Source modification Parkour Fortress shortly before being added to the game.
Concept art of the Front Runner drawn by Template:Dictionary/steam ids/76561198000778598.