Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Wordful Wednesday - Cross Country

I was so proud of Ian on Saturday. 

He took part in a Cross Country Event for grades 4-6.  They broke them up by grade.  The girls & boys raced separately.  Each school in our district had teams. The 4th grades ran 1/2 mile and the 5th & 6th raced 3/4 of a mile.
{Lily sat on Jeff's shoulders so she could see Ian run.  All the while chanting GO IAN GO!}

While he didn't come in first, I am SOOOO proud that he wanted to do it and completed the 1/2 mile.
(my nephew is in 5th grade and ran also... 3/4 of a mile is a long way)
I am proud of both of them!

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24 Sweet Comments:

parentingBYdummies said...

I wish they had cross country at #1's school. He's not that awesome at team sports, but he's a really good runner. Gets a lot of practice running from his little brotheres!

AmyZ said...

Way to go Ian!! That run is so nice for the kids isn't it?!!

jaime said...

That's so great! Way to go Ian!!

HOOTIN' ANNI said...

Ian, way to go!!!!

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Jingle said...

Great shots!

Nichol said...

That is awesome, they did a fantastic job!

Leonard Family said...

Way to go!! What a an awesome job!!

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Run DMT said...

That is no small feat! Way to go, boys! Great photos!

Stacy Uncorked said...

Very impressive! Way to go, guys! :)

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Jane @ Going Jane said...

Way to go! :)

~ Noelle said...

way to go!
I am proud too!

Cupcake Dessert said...

Very impressive!!!

jayayceeblog said...

Great pictures and I'm so glad to see kids out there running! Looks like fun!!!

Sue said...

Great pictures! Handsome boys! That's a great sport to get into!

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Lisa @ljenator said...

AwESOME!!!! So exciting!

I need to find something like this for my kiddos! They'd Love it!

Thanks for sharing! They look like they have a GREAT TIME!

Wendy Irene (Give Love Create Happiness) said...

Good job boys!

Maria said...

Congratulations to them!! I love hearing about kid runners, that's awesome! :-)

Nan said...

Beautiful moment.
so cute.
Have a nice day,
Nan
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Honey Mommy said...

Wahoo! My little guy LOVES to run! This would be the perfect sort of thing for him.

Mellisa Rock said...

What a great activity - I know that my kids would love to do something like that - I might mention it to the kids principle.

Good job for you son and nephew!

Fresh Mommy said...

Um, yeah, they are champs!! I don't know if I could keep up with that. Haha. I'd be proud too, that's awesome! :)

~Tabitha

Debbie said...

What a great accomplishment! No wonder you were proud.

blueviolet said...

What terrific kids and you can see in Ian's face how elated he is!

Lauranie said...

Yay for Ian!! The scenery is GORGEOUS!! Looks like a beautiful day for a run!! :D

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