Thursday, October 18, 2012

Running A Race

Yesterday was Boosterthon at Peyton's school. Instead of selling wrapping paper or popcorn tins, the kids asked people to sponsor them a certain amount of money per lap they ran, up to a maximum of 35 laps. Its a great way to raise money, keep physically fit and teach character qualities like perseverance.

I was sick and unable to make it to the race but Adam went to cheer on Peyton! He did great, he loves to run down by the river with Adam, so we knew he'd probably do well. And he did, he maxed it! Each lap was 1/16th of a mile so having run 35 laps he ran right at 2 miles, WAY TO GO Bud!!

Here's some pics of him...
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After each lap, there were people at the start of the run crossing each one of the laps off on their t-shirt to keep up with how many each child ran.
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He ran hard the whole time, never stopping to get water or walk, until right up to the end...he walked over to Adam and said "Dad I'm tired" and Adam said, "Hey Bud, what does Philippians 4:13 say" and Peyton proceeded to quote the new verse he's been learning. "I can do all things through Christ who gives me strength!" And with that, he was off and running again!

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Peyton, we are so proud of you. You did great!!

3 comments:

  1. Hope you get to feeling better!

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  2. Congratulations Peyton!!! You did great!

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  3. Way to go Peyton! Benjamin's been a little under the weather yesterday and today...fever mainly. Hope you get to rest a little more than usual. :)

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