Saturday, April 26, 2008

Run, Mommy! Run!

So, I did it! I ran my first 10 k.(6.2 miles) I have been enjoying my running a lot again, now that the boys are a little bigger. Having a treadmill helped throughout the winter, but now that the sun is coming up at a decent hour, I have been getting out most mornings before Matt leaves for work. I have found that it really gets my day off to a good start. Most of you know that running has been a passion of mine for about 10 years, but with the addition of two babies at one time, well, you get the idea. I get that jogging strollers are cool for a lot of people, but I gotta tell you... it was fun with Caleb... One baby. But shoving 2 big babies around in what may as well be a camping trailer for 4.5 miles at just the right time of day, between Caleb's pre-school and afternoon naps just wasn't gonna happen on this home front. Anyway, that doesn't have anything to do with anything... But I finally ventured out and entered a "run". And got the t-shirt. At 6.2 miles, I finished at right at one hour. It was tons of fun, and I look forward to entering more runs for the fun of it. Here are some pictures that Matt took of me running and crossing the finish line... When I met the boys there after the run, Caleb ran up to me and shouted "I'm proud of you!!!"
Entry Fee for Race: $15 dollars
Massage for sore muscles: $50 (in my dreams)
Son telling Mom he's "proud" of her: Priceless. ;o)


Wahine said...

WOW!!!!!!!!!!! You can say that AGAIN! Priceless! Good Job Darlin! Like the song says..."YOUR GONNA MISS THIS" SO... Enjoy every minute of this wonderful time in your life! As you taught me by getting the privilege to raise you and watch you grow into the incredible woman that you are. PRICELESS!

farmgirl beth said...

Way to go! You have been talking about doing a run for as long as I've known you (9 years?). I'm proud to know you.