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 gelled 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.
- [Undocumented] Added Strange quality.
- 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.