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Thanksgiving Day 4 Miler

On Thursday morning we looked out the window as the rain came down. I never in my wildest dreams thought we would get this 4 mile run in. The weatherman said there was 100% chance of rain. Temperatures were supposed to be in the 40’s. Yet when our friends arrived to ride to the race with us, they said it wasn’t all that cold outside. We also noted that the rain was a mild mist. So off we went…..

This year was even more special because my wife and I were joined by our 10 year old son and our 7 year old daughter. Who knew that THEY would be the ones pushing to run this race..even in the rain. The rain stopped in time for the race and held off until it was finished. Both kids finished the race with only needing to stop a few short times. They even had enough left in the tank for a spirited 50 yard dash to the finish line. It was a wonderful memory that I hope we repeat for years and years to come.



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  • jen · November 28, 2010

    you are all so awesome 🙂 truly inspiring. you and heather are part of why i started running!! thank you!

  • aaron · November 28, 2010

    Wow. Thanks Jen. That is such a high compliment that Heather and I both don’t feel worthy of. It was a great day and I couldn’t have been more proud of the kids. They really motivated us to finish. Great memories. Congratulations on running as well!

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